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COLLABORATION TO CUT EMBODIED CARBON EMISSIONS IN CONSTRUCTION

Social infrastructure project management company Sensum collaborating with likeminded Australian organisations to reduce embodied carbon in the building and construction industry. READ MORE

VOLUMETRIC BUILDING COMPANIES RECRUITS SWEDISH MODULAR CONSTRUCTION EXPERT

VBC fuels expansions with appointment of Swedish modular construction expert Helena Lidelöw. READ MORE

ADAPTABLE MODULAR CONSTRUCTED FLOATING COMMUNITY

New modular construction design called OASys (Ocean Architectural System) builds where others can’t. READ MORE

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The built environment sector is responsible for 1/4 of Australia’s greenhouse carbon emissions. Globally, the steel, cement, and aluminium industries alone each generate about 7-9% of annual global greenhouse emissions, and billions of dollars is spent each year building infrastructure using these materials. Sensum recognise the growing worldwide demand for lower and zero-carbon materials, and want to help drive structural... READ MORE
Last week Built Offsite reported on Australian expat, Vaughan Buckley (Volumetric Building Companies), and his aspirations to become the first US$1 billion modular construction company (See article here). His company’s drive for acquiring ‘assets’ wasn’t just limited to the failed Katerra, they’ve now headhunted Swedish modular construction expert, Dr Helena Lidelöw, to the newly created role of Chief Technical Officer.... READ MORE
Established naval architects, Stephens Waring Design, have developed a new modular constructed design concept called OASys (Ocean Architectural System), which may well be the answer for coastline developments that are required to address concerns as preservation of habitat, erosion and scarcity of buidable land. The project is called IMMERST, and it’s a floating development suitable for hotels, resorts or residential... READ MORE
The Australia module for the Global Infrastructure Law Review of the Year will be hosted as a virtual two-part session. Registering for this event enables access to both sessions which will be held consecutively over a 1.5 hour session.Part 1: Top 5 construction cases 2021: Key insights to help manage business risk and steer commercial strategy in 2022. As Australia... READ MORE
Based in Atlanta, EcoVest Capital and Place Properties announce the formation of Impact Housing Group. According to company sources, Impact Housing is the country's first fully integrated, volumetric modular manufacturer, with the clear objective of supplying affordable homes for America’s working families. In a nation where economic divisions and societal fissures run deep, among the most pressing social needs is... READ MORE
Like many industrialised stories from China, it’s really big... According to Chinese market data, since the beginning of December 2021, the Prefabricated Building Index (931020) rose nearly 10%, driven by discussions during the CCP Politburo meeting in December to further promote construction of affordable housing. The affordable housing industry for China is destined to become one of the most important... READ MORE

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