The Future of Modular Classrooms Benefits and Innovations

The Future of Modular Classrooms Benefits and Innovations

Flexibility and Customisation

One of the primary advantages of modular classrooms is their flexibility. Schools can customise the layout, design, and size to meet their specific requirements. Whether it’s an open-plan space for collaborative learning or individual classrooms for focused study, modular buildings offer unparalleled adaptability.

Speed of Construction

Modular classrooms are constructed off-site in a controlled environment, significantly reducing the time required for on-site assembly. This means that schools can benefit from faster project completion with minimal disruption to ongoing activities.

Cost-Effective Solutions

Modular construction is generally more cost-effective than traditional building methods. The efficiency of off-site construction, combined with reduced labour costs, makes modular classrooms an economical choice for schools looking to expand or upgrade their facilities.

Innovations in Modular Classroom Design

Sustainable Building Practices

At ARH Modular, sustainability is a core focus. Our modular classrooms are designed with eco-friendly materials and energy-efficient systems, reducing the carbon footprint and operational costs. Features like solar panels and advanced insulation further enhance sustainability.

Advanced Technology Integration

Modern modular classrooms can be equipped with the latest technology to support digital learning. From smart boards to integrated audio-visual systems, these classrooms are designed to enhance the educational experience and keep pace with technological advancements.

Smart Boards and AV Systems

These technologies support interactive learning and can be integrated seamlessly into modular classrooms, providing a modern educational experience.

Health and Safety Standards

Our modular classrooms meet all necessary health and safety standards, ensuring a secure learning environment for students and staff. Features like improved ventilation systems and durable, non-toxic materials contribute to a healthier indoor environment.

Real-World Applications

Case Study: School in Newark

Modular School Changing rooms in Newark. Brown coloured buildings, with black doors over 9 bays

The School in Newark required additional classroom space to accommodate their growing student population. ARH Modular provided a bespoke modular solution to meet the specific needs of the school.

Solution: ARH Modular supplied an 8M x 4M modular classroom with composite cladding and disabled access doors. The project involved off-site construction, ensuring quick delivery and minimal disruption to the school’s activities.

Key Features:

  • Customisation: The modular classroom was tailored to fit the school’s specific requirements. This included tinted glass to prevent outsiders from looking through and a sliding partition inside for flexible space usage.
  • Composite Cladding: The exterior of the modular classroom featured composite cladding, providing a modern and durable finish.
  • Accessibility: Disabled access doors were included to ensure the classroom was accessible to all students.
  • Speed of Construction: The classroom was constructed and installed efficiently, providing a swift solution to the school’s space needs.
  • Sustainability: The use of eco-friendly materials and energy-efficient systems ensured a reduced carbon footprint.

Outcome: The new modular classroom provided the School in Newark with the necessary space to support their growing student body. The quick setup and high-quality construction ensured minimal disruption to the educational process. The customised features, including tinted glass and a sliding partition, provided a comfortable and effective learning environment tailored to the school’s needs.

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Case Study: 15 Bay Brick Slip

15 Bay Modular School Classrooms, 5 on 5 and 5 single story brick slipped on site

The 15 Bay Brick Slip project showcases ARH Modular capability to provide high-quality modular buildings tailored to specific client needs. This project involved 15 modular classrooms arranged in a 5 on 5 configuration with five single-story brick slips installed on-site.

Solution: ARH Modular delivered 15 modular classrooms with a brick slip finish, arranged in a combination of two-story and single-story configurations. The off-site construction ensured a quick and efficient installation process.

Key Features:

  • Brick Slip Finish: The exterior of the modular classrooms featured a brick slip finish, providing an aesthetically pleasing and durable facade.
  • Flexible Design: The classrooms were arranged in a flexible configuration to meet the specific needs of the school.
  • Speed of Construction: The modular units were constructed off-site and installed swiftly on-site, minimising disruption to the school’s activities.

Outcome: The 15 Bay Brick Slip project provided the school with additional classroom space in a short time frame. The combination of two-story and single-story units offered a flexible solution that met the school’s specific requirements. The brick slip finish added aesthetic value while ensuring durability.

For more details, you can visit the full case study on the ARH Modular case studies

Frequently Asked Questions

  1. What is the lifespan of modular classrooms?

    Modular classrooms are designed to last as long as traditional buildings. With proper maintenance, they can serve educational institutions for several decades.

  2. Are modular classrooms energy-efficient?

    Yes, modular classrooms are highly energy-efficient. They can be equipped with features like advanced insulation, energy-efficient windows, and solar panels to reduce energy consumption and operational costs

  3. How quickly can a modular classroom be installed?

    The installation time for modular classrooms varies depending on the project’s scope. However, most modular classrooms can be constructed and installed within a few months, significantly faster than traditional construction methods.

  4. Do modular classrooms meet building regulations?

    Yes, all modular classrooms provided by ARH Modular meet the necessary building regulations and standards, ensuring a safe and compliant learning environment.

Practical Solutions for Schools

Modular classrooms are an innovative and practical solution for schools looking to expand or upgrade their facilities. At ARH Modular, we pride ourselves on delivering high-quality, customisable, and sustainable modular classrooms that meet the evolving needs of the education sector. Contact us today to learn more about how we can help your school embrace the future of education.