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COMPELLING LANDSCAPE GIVES RISE TO RADICAL CLT-GLT HOUSE

From the remnants of an old property and monolithic boulders, a design using CLT and GLT from Level Architekture emerged that invited these elements into a collaborative partnership with Vistek Engineers, XLam and Hyne Timber. The result, is Royd Clan’s House in Ceres, Geelong. READ MORE

MODERN METHODS OF CONSTRUCTION POSITIONS DROUIN WEST TIMBER AND TRUSS FOR SUCCESS

From their nascent days as a frame and truss manufacturer, Victorian-based Drouin West Timber and Truss (DWTT) have catapulted their business into modern methods of construction (MMC) by embracing Weinmann advanced timber processing equipment. READ MORE

KINGSPAN KOOLTHERM RANGE OFFERS THE PERFECT SOLUTION FOR MODULAR CONSTRUCTION

As the future of construction shifts towards modular buildings, certain specifics of this method must be considered when it comes to the choice of sustainable insulation materials. READ MORE

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Approached by a repeat client, architect Nadine Samaha from Level-ak had a clear vision: “I wanted to create a structure which emulated these boulders coming from the ground, and strong winds on the hill consolidated the idea of fragmenting the house into pavilion clusters which reduces the wind turbulence and appear as boulders.”The design also called for incorporating scattered stones... READ MORE
Dvele – named after the Norwegian word for a dwelling – has been selling prefabricated homes with since it was established in 2017 in San Diego. Responding to buyer requests and driving a new agenda in prefabricated modular homes, it recently made the transition so that all of its models are self-powered. Perfect for a prepper or if you’re just... READ MORE
The Modular Home Design Challenge 2021 Competition is the first in a series of annual competitions focusing on the concept of modular architecture. A prize pool has also been established. For this competition, participants are tasked with designing a modular home that can be constructed in any form or layout. The modular home can be set in a location of... READ MORE
To be eligible, a client must engage with Impact Modular Construction as the main contractor and manufacturer of its modular units. It’s said this approach was implemented to provide developers and lenders alike with a well-funded and reliable manufacturer, as well as a company that is actively involved in the Modern Methods of Construction (MMC) sector. Funding will be available... READ MORE
New Zealand’s largest purpose-designed, offsite home manufacturing facility Clever Core which occupies a 5000sq m site in Wiri, is expected to increase its manufacturing output to 100 or potentiality 120 homes (in total) by the end of this financial year. It equates to about 10-15 houses a month. The modular building manufacturing plant was opened in October 2019, and Fletcher... READ MORE
The private markets investment manager said it has agreed to buy the provider of modular education buildings from a consortium led by European private equity firms Terra Firma and Metric Capital. Established in 1966, Parmaco designs, builds and leases fully assembled and ready-to-use wooden modular buildings that are used as schools and daycare centres in Finland and Sweden. Parmaco has 353... READ MORE

ARTICLE SERIES

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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