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A recent report by the Bankwest Curtin Economics Centre highlights the urgent need for transformation within Western Australia's construction sector. The 'Building the Dream: The Future of Western Australia's Construction Industry' report warns that without significant changes, the state will fall short of the National Accord target of 25,000 new dwelling units per... READ MORE
When: 28-29 August, 2024Where: Waterview in Bicentennial Park, Sydney Olympic Park.Register: HERE prefabAUS, the leading industry body for prefabricated building in Australia, is excited to announce Offsite 2024, scheduled for 28-29 August in Sydney. This annual conference is a key event for professionals in the prefabrication and offsite construction sectors, bringing together industry... READ MORE
The construction industry has long been anticipated to evolve into a highly productive, technologically advanced, low-carbon sector. However, this transformation has been slower than expected. The newly released report, "Transforming Construction," from the University of Cambridge's Laing O’Rourke Centre for Construction Engineering and Technology, outlines a vision for the future and provides insights... READ MORE
Malaysia’s twelfth ‘Malaysia Plan’ (12MP) aims to accelerate modular construction as part of its broader strategy to achieve net zero by 2050. This initiative comes at a time when Australia's Climate Change Authority (CCA) is also providing independent advice to its government on 2035 targets (due October 2024), encompassing sectors like electricity, energy,... READ MORE
Origami has always fascinated with its intricate designs, but turning these delicate paper folds into robust, practical structures has been a significant challenge, until now. Researchers at the University of Michigan have developed the Modular and Uniformly Thick Origami-Inspired Structure (MUTOIS), a system that offers a versatile and strong method for modular construction.... READ MORE
Korea Land & Housing Corp. (LH) is embracing modular construction to lower defect risks and shorten construction periods for residential and commercial buildings. They’re taking the initiative and driving the country towards modular construction as they see their role, as a government entity, to define and guide the construction industry towards smart construction... READ MORE


Michael Dolphin


Built Offsite_Monday is a weekly newsletter of ideas, innovations and industry news that will assist you on the path to prefabrication and offsite construction. The weekly newsletter will build on... READ MORE

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