Built Offsite joins factory tour of Hollow Core Precast ConcreteBuilt Offsite joins factory tour of Hollow Core Precast Concrete

In association with the National Precast Association, Hollow Core Precast…
Stepping through the Precast Concrete factory gates to see how an organisation manufacturers its products, the depth of expertise and commitment of Peter Healy and his team is on full display. Hollow Core Precast Concrete has been in the precast...

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Urban Development Institute of Australia awards Environment Excellence Award to prefabricated engineered timber buildingUrban Development Institute of Australia awards Environment Excellence Award to prefabricated engineered timber building

In a clear affirmation of the environmental benefits of prefabricated…
Inspired by the environmental benefits and versatility of prefabricated engineered timber, 25 King showcases timber from roof to floor. The 9-storey plus ground superstructure utilises a combination of revolutionary engineered Cross-Laminated Timber (CLT) and glulam (glue laminated timber). The glulam...

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Two prefabricated timber courses offered by Box Hill InstituteTwo prefabricated timber courses offered by Box Hill Institute

For those who want to expand their skills and step…
The courses were developed to meet industry demand for project managers and tradespeople who have offsite construction skills. The first course is dedicated to Onsite Installation of Prefabricated Building Systems (Timber) and the second is a Diploma of Project Management...

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MiTek announces realignment of prefabrication structural framing solutionsMiTek announces realignment of prefabrication structural framing solutions

Three leading prefabrication structural framing solutions brands will now be…
The parent company of MiTek, Berkshire Hathaway, last week announced the realignment of three well-known brands providing structural framing solutions to the building industry. The realignment of the three brands was driven by industry demand and organisational collaboration, these structural...

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Open days for building professionals at new Clearwater Quays CLT apartmentsOpen days for building professionals at new Clearwater Quays CLT apartments

For our New Zealand readers, industry professionals from architecture, engineering,…
Each open day will include a site visit to see the construction of the 5-storey, 10 apartment using CLT and prefabrication, followed by a briefing, questions and answers and a networking session. The Clearwater CLT apartment building is being used...

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UK Construction Industry Council appoints Laing O’Rourke’s Nick Mead as its champion for Modern Methods of Construction (MMC)UK Construction Industry Council appoints Laing O’Rourke’s Nick Mead as its champion for Modern Methods of Construction (MMC)

Building industry veteran, Nick Mead, will lead a drive by…
Nick Mead’s appointment confirms that MMC, modular, offsite, volumetric and prefabrication construction methods are firmly on the agenda of the peak industry association to foster greater awareness and acceptance to their members. He is a technical director at Laing O’Rourke...

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Timbertruss: reconstructing construction with their new prefabrication manufacturing plantTimbertruss: reconstructing construction with their new prefabrication manufacturing plant

Bowens' owned prefabrication manufacturer, Timbertruss, opened their doors and share…
If you’re interested in the future of prefabrication and how it may be relevant to your next development, it’s worth delaying your next phone call (or sending that ubiquitous “i’ll call you later” response…) and gain an appreciation of the...

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US-based prefabrication manufacturer Factory_OS opens second factoryUS-based prefabrication manufacturer Factory_OS opens second factory

Backed by investment, scale and a spirit of collaboration, the…
At Built Offsite we’re big fans of Factory_OS prefabrication manufacturer and its visionary CEO, Rick Holliday, with his stated vision of: “Transforming the construction industry by vertically integrating 21st century offsite building technologies, software operating systems, lean manufacturing and progressive...

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ISO set to develop standards for prefabricated buildingsISO set to develop standards for prefabricated buildings

In sure sign that prefabricated buildings are set for broader…
Following a vote by 17 countries in favour including USA, Germany, France, Italy and Netherlands, the proposal from the Chinese National Standards body has been accepted to develop an ISO standard for prefabricated buildings. The new standards will establish universal...

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World’s tallest modular building ready to occupyWorld’s tallest modular building ready to occupy

Situated in Croydon, South London, 101 George Street the world's…
The two 44 and 38 storey (World's tallest modular building) towers were built by Tide Construction for developer Greystar and it offers 546 flats, and one bedroom flats are on offer from £1,450 a month with the option of coming...

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