RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - A method with record delivery deadlines is becoming an alternative for hospitals and is also reaching homes; blocks are produced in factories and transported ready-made, with the hydraulic, electrical parts to be fitted on site.
Widely used in Canada, European countries, and Japan, off-site construction is starting to take root in Brazil. The term "off-site" means a construction method that does not take place on the construction site but in a factory.
The model allows several construction stages to occur simultaneously, within a . . .