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What Can Australia Learn from Sweden about Prefabrication?
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Wednesday March 14 2018

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
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Tuesday September 5 2017

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
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Tuesday August 22 2017

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?
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Friday May 26 2017

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?
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Tuesday May 9 2017

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
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Thursday March 30 2017

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
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Friday February 3 2017

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?
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Tuesday January 31 2017

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.

Concrete Lessons from the Bridge Experience
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Friday December 16 2016

Concrete Lessons from the Bridge Experience

Queensland's first State Infrastructure Plan will see a $300 million investment in critical road and rail upgrades.