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veev prefabrication house

Housing shortage triggers inve...

Prefab construction startups have raised US$1.5 billion since January as…
According to a Cruchbase report, high material costs and skilled labour shortages in the United States have led to renewed enthusiasm for prefab construction startups, The report, published last week,... READ MORE

Swiss modular research now ope...

The Swiss modular research and innovation building NEST of the…
Until now, guided tours of NEST have only taken place onsite, however, they’ve launched a virtual tour to share their learnings and modular research innovations. Virtual NEST tour can visit... READ MORE
Hickory Michael Argyrou Joel OHalloran

Hickory harnesses offsite cons...

High-rise offsite construction experts, Hickory, is venturing into the data…
In a savvy blend of offsite construction know-how and recognising the ever-increasing significance of data centres, Hickory is planning to build, own and operate hyper-scale data centres, with its first... READ MORE
Prefabricated hybrid LVL/Concrete wall

Prefabricated hybrid LVL/Concr...

Finnish-based Metsä Wood and its partners have designed a prefabricated…
The innovative prefabricated hybrid wall combines concrete with Kerto LVL (laminated veneer lumber), and the first modular construction project to use the elements is Metsä Fibre’s Rauma sawmill. Combining concrete... READ MORE
Curve Works modular construction

Dutch-based Curve Works for mo...

Prefabricated modular build delivers large composite structure with minimal waste…
For Curve Works, a Dutch-based modular builder of composite shell structures, their methodology  reduces cost by 40%, lead-time by 50% and material use by >70% compared to manufacturing in large,... READ MORE
The future of Modular architecture

The Future of Modular Architec...

Published last week, the Modular Architecture book argues the case…
The Future of Modular Architecture presents a proposal for mass-customised mid- and high-rise modular housing that can be manufactured and distributed on a global scale. Advocating for the adoption of... READ MORE
Fleetwood and Curtin University living lab

Fleetwood Building Solutions c...

Fleetwood’s Western Australian yard proved the inspiration behind Legacy Living…
Innovation takes shape in many forms, and particularly when the right mix of cooperation and vision combine in the building space – it’s an enterprising outcome. The innovative industry/academia partnership... READ MORE
prefabricated quarantine hub briefing

Victorian government reaches a...

The federal government will fund construction of a purpose-built prefabricated…
Victoria's Acting Premier James Merlino said the state had signed a Memorandum of Understanding with the Commonwealth over the new centre.The state government's preference is for the new prefabricated quarantine... READ MORE
Hines prefabricated timber tower Melbourne

Construction to start building...

Global investment manager Hines to begin construction of $200 million…
Hines oversees a portfolio of assets under management valued at approximately $160.9 billion, and has confirmed its plans to commence construction of the 15-level prefabricated timber building at 36-52 Wellington... READ MORE
New Zealands Minister Poto Williams

New Zealand’s building l...

New building laws to support housing supply and affordability with…
The changes passed in NZ’s Parliament last week for a building law reform in offsite construction are the first phase of a suite of reforms to the Building Act that... READ MORE
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