What Can Australia Learn from Sweden about Prefabrication?
There is nothing outwardly special about the Hammer Band apartment complex in the southern Stockholm (Sweden) suburb of Bandhegan.
Funding Issues with Prefabricated and Modular Housing
Prefab housing could help to solve Australia's housing crisis, but before that can be done, the funding model needs to change.
Sweden’s Advanced Prefabricated Construction Industry
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...
Does Offsite Construction Threaten Builder Margins?
Traditionally, a builder will apply a margin to the total estimated cost of the construction (including such items as labour, materials, novated consultants and associated costs)...
Can Prefab Housing Improve Housing Affordability?
Cities worldwide are booming as people migrate in search of better job opportunities and education. That creates strong demand for housing, and in many popular cities,...
Behind Australia’s First Modular Construction Code
Around much of Australia, sentiment appears to be growing that traditional fabrication performed on site is not the way of the future and that much of...
New Code to Underpin Modular Construction
Last month, PrefabAUS co-hosted the pre-launch of the Modular Construction Code, the first of its kind in the world.
How Will Prefab Affect Employment Opportunities in Queensland?
We have all heard talk of prefabrication being the next big thing to revolutionise the construction industry in the next 20 to 30 years.