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AFFORDABLE HOUSING DEMANDS AFFORDABLE SOLUTIONS

With the phrase ‘housing affordability’ acquiring increasing currency and urgency in recent years, the housing divide has never been greater. READ MORE

HVG FACADE CLADDING SYSTEM BENEFITS MORE THAN SKIN DEEP

Recladding with NCC compliant HVG MondoClad delivers multiple benefits and aligns with offsite construction principles. READ MORE

MODULAR HOSPITAL DESIGN WINS WOLFSON PRIZE

Design studio wins £250,000 Wolfson Prize for innovative modular hospital design READ MORE

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It’s an imbalance for affordable housing that’s confronted daily in Australia, but according to Sensum, specialists in the design and delivery of MMC (modern methods of construction) buildings, implementing a clear strategy of quantitative and qualitative analysis of prefabricated housing will directly translate to improve affordability and quality of housing stock. The Australian community is in urgent need of additional... READ MORE
Australia has more than 3,400 buildings beset with combustible cladding, and the accumulated financial costs of non-compliant cladding (system) extend well beyond rectification works. Owners of residential and commercial building that don’t replace their cladding are faced with higher owners’ corporation fees, rising insurance premiums, legal fees, correction of sprinkler defects and potential loss of property value. According to a... READ MORE
London-based Ab Rogers Design was declared the winner of the 2021 Wolfson Economics Prize, which sought to harness new ideas for improving healthcare by better hospital construction and design with their modular hospital design. Entrants to this year’s Wolfson Prize competition were asked: “How would you design and plan new hospitals to radically improve patient experiences, clinical outcomes, staff wellbeing,... READ MORE
Straw buildings are invariably associated with anything from one-off owner builds through to historical digs, but its environmental credentials have followed it through the centuries; it now has new dimensions with prefabricated structural panels. Straw’s genesis towards a prefabricated structural panel began with a UK company called BaleHaus (now Modcell) when shortlisted for an award at the 2010 British Construction... READ MORE
Helen Waddell, Partner, Pinset Masons law firm writes about industrialised construction: However, new kinds of disputes are likely to the emerge from the move towards industrialised construction and, where they do arise, they are likely to be on a larger, more strategic scale, possibly spanning multiple projects and geographies. Expect new forms of disputes The nature of construction disputes will change... READ MORE
PART 1: Precision and Process - presented by Simon Waldren IMAGE: Simon Waldren(CEO, Evo Mep, prefabricated and modular building services) Our focus is the Prefabrication and Modularisation of Building Services so Mechanical - Electrical - Plumbing for construction. Our link and crossover with the likes of CR Kennedy and TBS is the precision we all achieve through the design to... READ MORE

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Built Offsite_Monday is a weekly newsletter of ideas and innovations that will assist you on the path to prefabrication. It’s about change, and during these Covid times we’ve all altered... READ MORE

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