Comparison between modular building technology and traditional construction

  • Julius Endzelis Kaunas University of Technology
  • Mindaugas Daukšys Kaunas University of Technology
Keywords: modular construction, metal frame module, wooden frame module, traditional constrcution.


This article presents a comparison of modular construction technology with traditional construction based on the results of the survey. The aim of the survey was to find out experts opinion about modular construction, the innovative way of building and its advantages and disadvantages compared to traditional building method. The results of the survey showed that modular construction has more pros than cons compared with the traditional construction method and is more economical and saves more time and materials. The most important criteria that demonstrates the clear advantage of modular construction technology is the duration of construction, the quality of work performed, and the safety of work.