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THE USE OF TWO KEY PRODUCTS ON A BOUTIQUE RESIDENTIAL SCHEME HAS DEMONSTRATED HOW DEVELOPERS AND BUILDERS CAN DELIVER BUILDINGS THAT ARE CODE COMPLIANT FOR NON-COMBUSTIBLE FACADE ELEMENTS, WHILE PROVIDING HIGHLY EFFECTIVE WEATHER RESISTANCE. READ MORE

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The emergence of offsite construction is a call to action for an industry where sweeping transformation is arguably long overdue, writes Michael Dolphin. The Macquarie Dictionary’s somewhat clinical definition of the concept at hand states: verb (t) (prefabricated, prefabricating) to fabricate or construct beforehand. Simple enough, right? It’s said that if an idea can’t be explained in 30 seconds then... READ MORE
With interest in Modern Methods of Construction (MMC) and offsite methodologies on the rise, traditional builders, developers and other project initiators are increasingly looking at how to engage with new approaches. We canvassed experts and trailblazers in the field for their insights. Trained as a carpenter and now an academic, Perry Forsythe is well positioned to assess the knowledge and... READ MORE
All indicators point to a conviction that the future of offsite construction in Australia is assured. It certainly seems to be gathering momentum and acceptance by consumers, developers and the regulatory framework. However, there remain local obstacles to its progress, along with farther flung challenges. The harbinger of change in offsite construction is unlikely to be driven by a single... READ MORE
With its echo of Darwin’s immortal ‘adapt and survive’ precept, the title of the UK review by Mark Farmer, is a rallying cry for the offsite industry. Author of the UK Government Review of the Construction Labour Market Model entitled ‘Modernise or Die’, also widely known as ‘The Farmer Review’, Mark Farmer has 30 years of experience in the construction... READ MORE
Piekko Group is a leading global supplier of slim floor structures and connection technology for precast and cast-in-situ applications. Trent Davis, Managing Director, Peikko Australia, confirms Peikko’s innovative solutions offer a faster, safer, more sustainable and more efficient way to design and build. “Peikko aims to change the construction industry to be more efficient and sustainable. We are the global... READ MORE
BUILDING INFORMATION MODEL (BIM) SPECIALIST VERTEX SYSTEMS HAS A TRACK RECORD AS A LEADER IN COMPUTER AIDED DESIGN AND PRODUCT DATA & LIFECYCLE MANAGEMENT SOFTWARE SOLUTIONS SPANNING 40 YEARS. The company’s building design software, Vertex BD, offers a one-stop solution for designing and detailing steel or timber framed structures and is applicable to a broad spectrum of building and component... READ MORE

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CLT: FROM PROBLEM SITE TO HIGH END HOSPITALITY

xlam’s expertise in clt led solutions has actualised the construction of a boutique hotel on what... READ MORE

THE MMC TOOL KIT

with interest in modern methods of construction (mmc) and offsite methodologies on the rise, traditional builders,... READ MORE

CAN OFFSITE + MMC RESTORE FAITH IN CONSTRUCTION?

the grenfell tower in london and local crises embodied by events at the opal and mascot... READ MORE

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