Your Inspiration For Space Reconfiguration Is Here!

More than likely, you're going to have to make some changes to your workplace in order to safely return to the office. Frequent cleaning and disinfecting services, new safety signage and guidelines, and even rearrangement of your space to give 6-foot distances between your workers - they're all ways we're helping our clients get back to the workplace, but what will your unique space look like? How will you make it work in a way that looks great, works well, and doesn't break the bank?

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3 Reasons Why DIRTT Is Your Ticket Back Into The Workplace

Whether you’re planning your return to the office soon or are already there, the workspace lives on with new changes to keep us safe! Safety signage tells us where to go and how to use our new spaces, and reconfiguring furniture and areas helps us keep 6-foot distances, but what about larger changes? In these rapidly changing times, spending the time and money to construct permanent walls and other fixtures turns into an expensive decision that will likely have to change again as time goes on, so what can you do that will help your space (and team) both now and in the future?

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Returning to Work: 3 Ways to Create Safer, Healthier Spaces

COVID-19 has turned the traditional workplace on its head. As organizations around the world return to work, they’re seeing and planning changes for nearly every area of their space; from desk and workstation reconfigurations to common rooms, restrooms, and more, organizations are finding new ways to keep employees healthy, safe, and at least six feet apart from each other throughout the day.

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Old Building Meets New Business: Making Historic Spaces Functional

“Form (ever) follows function” – it’s the mantra that pioneered and championed much of 20th-century architecture and design language, and it means that the design of a building will be reflective of its purpose or function. Focus on the function of the building, and let the design be determined to fit.

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Remodel the Right Way: How to Save Time & Money on Your Office Remodel

Whether it’s an aging space, change in company size, a desire for a fresh new look, or any of the many reasons you’d want to change up your space, you probably have a pretty clear idea about why you want to make updates to your office. However, some of the most impactful changes that can be made for your organization often come in some not-so-obvious ways – things that may not yet have even crossed your mind! Read on to check out our tips and tricks about updating your office, and see how we help our clients plan for the future to make their office updates timely, feasible, and tailor-made to create spaces that work and last.

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Case Study: Glimcher Legacy

This startup company in Columbus, Ohio wanted a loft-like feel in their industrial space. By keeping as much of the building’s timber structure as exposed as possible and bringing in lots of natural light, they were able to keep alive what initially drew them to the space.

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It Doesn’t Get Faster or Easier Than DIRTT Prefab Construction

How long does it take to have something custom-built? Obviously it depends on the product itself, but the larger it is often the longer it takes. What if you could have an entire space custom-built to your needs in less than a month? That’s the power of prefab construction!

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The State of Prefab Construction

A 2018 study from FMI Corporation entitled “New Day, New Mindset: Rethinking Offsite Construction” shows just how dramatically things have changed for prefab construction in the past three years. In fact, 61% of survey respondents think that today’s offsite construction environment (which includes prefab construction) is different than in 2014. The top reasons for this change are the skilled labor shortage on the job site and increasing pressure on both project costs and project schedules.

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What are Innovative Companies Doing Differently?

Next to a company’s workforce, the second largest business expense for the vast majority of organizations is their real estate. Yet most organizations approach this expensive investment with a very narrow focus and short-term lens; resulting in spaces that can’t keep up with changing business demands and fail to foster a strong and vibrant culture. This short-term focus explains why the average tenant lease term is only 7 years in North America and is cause for serious concern, as we look to the future of commercial construction.

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6 Signs You Should Be Building Better Interior Construction with DIRTT

DIRTT is a prefabricated construction solution that helps you build better regardless of industry. It's an approach to interior construction that allows you to customize aesthetic, technological, and application specific layers so your space reflects your needs.

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