Association Updates

COOPERATIVE RESEARCH CENTRE TO...

THE AU$131M BUILDING 4.0 CRC INITIATIVE PROMISES TO RE-SHAPE BUILDING…
Encompassing Monash University, Lendlease, the University of Melbourne, Donovan Group, BlueScope, Sumitomo Forestry and CSR, along with 23 other partners, Building 4.0 CRC’s ambitious and wide ranging objective is to... READ MORE

CONSCIOUS CONSTRUCTION

SCOTT FISHER, CEO OF PREFABNZ, EXAMINES IN DETAIL AT HOW…
Anyone concerned about single-use plastic bags, food miles, excess packaging and flying around the globe should be thinking very seriously about construction and the built environment, particularly in relation to... READ MORE

OFFSITE CONSTRUCTION’S NEXT ...

INCOMING PREFABNZ CEO SCOTT FISHER HAS BEEN CANVASSING INDUSTRY IN…
There is a general consensus that the offsite construction sector in New Zealand is at a tipping point; if the industry steps forward, the momentum continues at pace. But if... READ MORE

PRECAST 101

FOR CONSTRUCTION PROFESSIONALS SEEKING TO ENGAGE WITH OFFSITE OR PREFABRICATED…
The often predominant presence of timber representation in the prefab space means design or construction industry newcomers have a tendency to equate prefab with timber construction. That couldn't be further... READ MORE

PRECAST: TOWARDS ORGANISATIONA...

A RESEARCH PROJECT DESIGNED TO EXPLORE THE INTERNAL ORGANISATIONAL PROCESSES…
On a global scale, 200,000 people are moving into urban areas every day. This huge flow of people into already highly populated areas is creating a significant demand for infrastructure,... READ MORE

PREFABAUS UPDATE

THE INDUSTRY BODY KICKS OFF 2020 WITH A NEW CEO,…
NEW LEADERSHIP AT PREFABAUS Incoming prefabAUS CEO Anne Wilson took up her position on Monday 2 March following the departure of Warren McGregor. Wilson is an experienced Chief ExecutIve Officer... READ MORE

INSTILLING A SAFETY CULTURE

HEALTH AND SAFETY CONSIDERATIONS FOR THE BUILDING PHASE OF PROJECTS…
Andrew Confait, Group Manager - Customer Strategy & Support at Site Safe NZ, has spent more than 20 years working in the health and safety industry in Australia and New... READ MORE

CODIFIED OFFSITE A MUST FOR SA...

THE DEVELOPMENT OF OFFSITE-SPECIFIC AUSTRALIAN CODES + GUIDELINES IS A…
Building defects are of great concern for building managers and owners. A study by Josephson and Hammarlund (1999) found that 32 per cent of the defects come from the design... READ MORE

PRECAST ENABLES ACCESS TO TUNN...

PRECAST SOLUTIONS PLAYED AN INTEGRAL PART IN THE DESIGN AND…
When completed, the NorthConnex tunnel will serve as a major travel route in and out of the CBD as it connects the M1 Pacific Motorway to the M2 Hills Motorway... READ MORE

WHERE ARCHITECTURE MEETS THE V...

ARCHITECTURE STUDENTS ARE INCREASINGLY USING COMPUTER GENERATED VISUALISATION TO ENGAGE…
Computer-generated images are increasingly commonplace in the architectural profession, as reflected in recent work produced by Leighton Elliott, a second-year architecture student at the University of South Australia (UniSA). Emphasising... READ MORE
Older →

Built Offsite has gone digital

Sign up to the Built Offsite Newsletter

loading