Multi-Trade Prefabrication: Improving Efficiency, Economy and Adaptability in Complex Healthcare Facilities

Course number
GBCI: 0090011266

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Multi-trade prefabrication in healthcare facilities can help improve efficiency, provide good economic value, while providing the adaptability needed for changing healthcare practices. Readers will learn about prefabrication, when it make sense, and how it’s it done through the lens of two hospital case studies. This article is for architects, engineers, designers and governments of all levels who are involved in or interested in new healthcare facility design and construction.

Learning Objectives
1. Describe what multi-trade prefabrication is.
2. Describe the benefits of multi-trade prefabrication.
3. Understand what kinds of spaces make sense for prefabrication.
4. Provide examples of prefabrication applied to healthcare buildings.

Assessment
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