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Offsite construction methods are incrementally re-shaping the construction delivery model in Australia. As the process unfolds, new ways are emerging for developers to engage more directly with value chain participants and even with end-users.
An eight-company portfolio now makes manufactured housing's No. 1 player a top 20 home builder. Here's what it means, and why it matters.
Virtual reality, digital design and offsite manufacturing technologies are the future of UK construction thanks to £72 million investment from the government.
Groundbreaking model for building codes helps municipalities save money, protect resources and increase the resilience, safety and standards of living for communities across the globe
As one of the biggest and most professional prefabricated building exhibition in the world. every year PMMHF treats its visitors with a rich variety of prefabricated buildings, container homes, Steel & Wooden structures, mobile houses, and passive houses.
The Framework reforms released on 1 July 2018 focus on three broad areas identified through industry consultations: more consistency and standardisation; more efficiency in time and cost of procurement processes; and improving capability in procurement across both government and industry.
Forget sustainability and trust, you will get that in a box for “free” from Google’s Sidewalk Labs
A behind the scenes look at Australia’s leading construction conference
Just like our industry, the prefabAUS Conference is growing every year. Since the inaugural event in 2014, the prefabAUS Conference has evolved into Australia’s premier building conference, attracting industry leaders, keynote speakers and construction enthusiasts from around the world. The prefabAUS 2018 Conference has been more than 12 months in the making – and, with just a few months left to go, we’ve entered peak preparation mode.
As the leading conference for the built environment, the prefabAUS Conference is one of the most anticipated events on the construction industry calendar. After four hugely successful years in Melbourne and Sydney, the Conference is heading north, with two days of education and inspiration commencing on Tuesday 11 September 2018 at the Brisbane Convention and Exhibition Centre.
This breakfast is an opportunity to network with decision makers and business leaders responsible for sales, development, planning and investment.
Tickets include a 30% discount on the Australian Construction Market Report, a buffet breakfast and the briefing by our Head Forecaster and panellists.
Have you confirmed your place to be part of the prefabAUS North America Study Tour? If not, what are you waiting for! With limited numbers, places are filling up fast.
Following on from his International Keynote Speaker presentation at the prefabAUS 2017 Conference, Mark Farmer was in Sydney in March 2018 for the Construction Opportunities in Western Sydney: Modernise or Die conference co-hosted by Western Sydney University’s Centre for Smart Modern Construction (c4SMC) and prefabAUS.
Population growth and new approaches to learning have fostered innovation in the area of education building delivery, with prefab and offsite solutions positioned to meet burgeoning demand.
There is nothing outwardly special about the Hammer Band apartment complex in the southern Stockholm (Sweden) suburb of Bandhegan.
Western Sydney’s construction industry will be challenged to reconsider its future, at a conference co-hosted by Western Sydney University’s Centre for Smart Modern Construction (c4SMC) and Australia’s leading industry voice on construction transformation PrefabAUS.
Heathrow Airport today launches a nationwide tour of 65 sites still in the running to be the off-site construction centres for Heathrow expansion. ‘Logistics Hubs’ will help ensure that businesses across the UK can form part of the airport’s supply chain, enabling Heathrow’s new runway to deliver a legacy of construction excellence across the UK.
A new housing category offers affordable certainty for home-seekers and possible opportunity for the offsite construction sector.
To find out more see the latest edition of Built Offsite magazine.
Zero Energy Mass Custom Home (ZEMCH) aims to tackle issues arising in the delivery of socially, economically and environmentally sustainable built environments in developed and developing countries, which accommodate people with different socio-economic backgrounds that relate to ages and abilities.
Prefabaus 2017 Conference Wrap - UK thought leader mark farmer led a dynamic speaker line-up at the prefabAUS 2017 conference in Melbourne, which offered an examination of both challenges + solutions and highlighted the pressing need for change.
HIA's Summit: Manufactured Building Products - Where to from here? was held 12 October 2017 in Sydney. HIA has kindly made the presentations available via the link below.
The world’s tallest building using a concrete prefabricated pre-finished volumetric construction (PPVC) system is being built in Singapore. TheClement Canopy condominium project that is the first structure on the island to use an all-concrete version of the PPVC system.
Modernise or die.... but how?
With its echo of Darwin's immortal 'adapt and survive' precept, the title of the UK review, authored last year by the 2017 PrefabAUS conference international keynote speaker Mark Farmer, is a rallying cry for the offsite industry. For the latest edition of Built Offsite see: http://builtoffsite.com.au/issue-06/
Sweden is the leading exponent of panelised building systems, with around 80 per cent of its housing incorporating elements prefabricated in factories to reap the construction time, quality and labour efficiency advantages.
As this fifth issue of Built Offsite was being laid out, a report pinged into my inbox showing that Manufactured Housing Estates (MHEs) look set to be a key property growth market over the next decade.
Western Sydney University has established a Centre for Smart Modern Construction (c4SMC) within the School of Computing, Engineering and Mathematics as an important and timely initiative which will make the western Sydney constructors future ready.