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TRANSITIONING FROM ONSITE CONSTRUCTION TO OFFSITE CONSTRUCTION

Yatala-based VOLO Homes is on the path to prefabrication to with their commitment to offsite construction READ MORE

BIM IS THE KEY TO THE AEC INDUSTRY'S TRANSITION TO OFFSITE CONSTRUCTION

Study by US-based Dodge Data and Autodesk confirms BIM is the core of the architecture, engineering and construction's transformation to data-driven offsite construction industry. READ MORE

UK RESEARCH INDICATES SAVINGS FOR PROPERTY DEVELOPERS BY USING MODULAR CONSTRUCTION

Real estate debt advisory specialist, Sirius Property Group, publishes data on savings using modular construction. READ MORE

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There’s a debate about the use of the word ‘disruption’ to describe the radical changes that have leveraged new technologies throughout history, from the invention of the printing press to the emergence of the shared economy. The argument goes like this: the reality of disruption is that, while it appears to happen overnight, it remains gradual and unseen, often for... READ MORE
Architecture, engineering and construction (AEC) is increasingly becoming a data-driven industry, and a new study by Dodge Data & Analytics, conducted in partnership with Autodesk, demonstrates that building information modelling (BIM) is at the heart of that initiative with implications for the offsite construction industry. The findings are featured in the Accelerating Digital Transformation Through BIM SmartMarket Report, which provides... READ MORE
UK-based real estate debt advisory firm, Sirius Property Group, confirms that significant savings can be identified by building homes using modular construction rather than conventional onsite builds. The data suggests that modular construction could save developers £126,000 ($232,000 AUD) more per development when factoring interest paid on the amount borrowed, because simply, they’re quicker to build. On average, the estimated... READ MORE
Founded in 2003, Vicbeam has been manufacturing and supplying prefabricated laminated timber beams for its national clients and accommodating all types of structural timber designs.It’s a story that draws its foundations from an early recognition by Andrew Wallace, founder of Vicbeam, that a large part of structural prefabricated laminated timber beam market remained ignored due to the challenges of processing... READ MORE
The UK has been assembling their modular housing policy framework for the last 18 months, and it’s set to launch next month with 23 northern housing associations.  The procurement program also needs to adhere to the government-mandated MMC (modern methods of construction) policy for  offsite-built modular homes. Great Places Housing Group, acting as the main procurement body, is now soft... READ MORE
prefabAUS Webinar: LaTrobe Valley GovHub prefabAUS webinar: The architectural expression of Morwell’s industrial history was realised in the design and LGS prefabrication of eighteen ‘façade modules’ for the LaTrobe Valley GovHub office complex completed in early 2021. Hear from Managing Director of Dynamic Steel Framing, Peter Blythe, who will explain how prefabricated LGS (light gauge steel) façade modules delivered on... READ MORE

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