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Change in housing Modular construction Modular construction smart home

Developers, builders and designers – are you familiar with modular thinking?

Modular construction was introduced globally a good while ago. Fira is now introducing a new service, a bathroom pod equipped with technical building systems, which are considered to be the most demanding aspect of construction. Our pods are more than just modular elements: we wanted to integrate modular thinking into the process as early as […]

Construction Modular construction Modular construction smart home

Fira Modules reduces interior work by 50% on a construction site

For many of us, the bathroom is the most important room in our home – even though we may not necessarily be aware of this. We spend less time in the bathroom than in other rooms, which is why the bathroom is so important. Everyone has an opinion about what a bathroom should be like: […]

Construction Modular construction Modular construction

Design based on modularity

In the construction process, bathrooms are usually designed for one apartment or site at a time. A large number of details must be taken into account, as bathrooms involve several aspects of technical building systems. It must be ensured that the space is resistant to humidity and that the sewer system works. Attention must also […]

Modular construction News

PRESS RELEASE: Fira introduces intelligent, bathroom pods equipped with technical building systems

Fira Modules, a subsidiary of Fira Group, is introducing a new technical building system service: a smart bathroom pod. This intelligent modular element is mass-produced and equipped with technical building systems at the factory. Fira’s modules reduce the need for interior work on the construction site by up to 50 per cent. Most of the […]

Construction Digitalisation Let's work together Rakentaminen

Technology reduces friction

Real-time information saves time and costs by eliminating overlapping tasks. When we make use of current information in our operations, we are also increasing trust between our employees, customers and partners. Kaija Sellman, Deputy Country General Manager at IBM Finland, has predicted that the amount of data in the world will double every 18 months. […]

Asuminen Construction Habitation Home Let's work together Rakentaminen

Residential construction is about building homes for people profitably

Homes are meant for living in. In residential construction, the requirements for quality are high: an apartment is good when it is nice to live in. For the developer, however, it’s also important that the construction project is profitable. In other words, good residential construction combines a human-centred approach with profitability. Fira has participated in […]

Construction Let's work together Rakentaminen

Commercial facilities are designed focusing on their purpose

Fira builds many types of facilities, from minor to major sites. Over the years, we have built car parks, logistics facilities and industrial and production facilities, as well as offices. Our commercial construction operations range from construction engineering to user-focused work based on dialogue. The purpose of the building determines much of the planning approach. […]

Construction Let's work together Rakentaminen

The successful completion of modernisation projects depends on open cooperation

The modernisation of buildings, or renovation construction, is often challenging. Modernisation projects are typically fast-paced and complex. This requires a great deal from the project parties: the client, the users of the facilities, the designers and the implementing parties. The modernisation of buildings is a complex puzzle where it’s important to stay on schedule and […]

Change in housing Habitation Let's work together SiteDrive

Fira: construction for people – global markets in sight

In the construction industry, business mainly takes place between institutions. Companies are competing for plots of land, not for end customers. People are only seen as demand creators and users; the general belief is that as long as the location is right, properties will sell. This reminds us of the situation of encyclopaedia publishers faced […]

Change in housing Modular construction Modular construction Rakentaminen

Fira Modules responds to a modern construction challenge

We at Fira are inquisitive: we like to peek over the neighbour’s fence and see what we could do differently. Modular construction (don’t stop now – we’ll explain the term in more detail) has become more widespread in the world over recent years, but in Finland, things have remained quiet on this front. We sent […]