Transitioning from onsite construction to offsite construction

Yatala-based VOLO Homes is on the path to prefabrication to…
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...

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BIM is the key to the AEC industry’s transition to offsite construction

Study by US-based Dodge Data and Autodesk confirms BIM is…
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...

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UK research indicates savings for property developers by using modular construction

Real estate debt advisory specialist, Sirius Property Group, publishes data…
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...

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Prefabricated timber processing: advancing through the decades

Victorian-based prefabricated timber processing specialist Vicbeam positioned for growth with…
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...

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UK on notice for £4bn modular housing framework

Modular housing full contract notice to be published in November.
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...

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prefabAUS LGS prefabrication webinar

Engage with Peter Blythe of Dynamic Steel Frame in prefabAUS…
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...

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Offsite construction key to delivering WA’s social housing

Western Australian Government’s commitment to offsite construction takes foundation in…
Following on from the WA’s governments recent budget announcement affirming their commitment to offsite construction, Built Offsite spoke with Padraic Mellett, founder and director of WA-based OFFSITE about a recently completed prefabricated build for the Department of Communities (DOC). The...

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CONSTRUCTION WASTE – DESIGN IT OUT & BECOME LEAN

The construction waste industry is responsible for 20 per cent…
When the draft Climate Commission Consultation on reducing emissions was released I thought surely, given our focus on finding solutions to our housing crisis offsite manufacturing will feature as a light at the end of the dark tunnel that is...

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Climate tech VC fund for modular construction

VC fund, 2150, makes its first five investments to mitigate…
With offices in London, Copenhagen and Berlin, VC fund, 2150 and their manifesto is clear and unambiguous: “At 2150 we back tech entrepreneurs with Constructive Capital so they can reimagine and reshape the Urban Stack, for good. By building companies...

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Ilke Homes: 472 affordable modular homes + 500 new jobs

Affordable modular homes contract drives recruitment surge for UK-based Ilke…
The fulcrum on which modular construction has balanced for many years appears to have tipped in its favour with last weeks announcement of a major deal with a UK affordable housing (affordable modular homes) provider and a vigorous recruitment drive...

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