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 the fabrication going forward will instead be performed offsite in a controlled environment.

Thus far, however, much of that is yet to happen. Data on the topic is scarce, but PrefabAUS CEO Warren McGregor puts offsite manufacturing’s share of the construction fabrication market at three per cent. Whilst there are a number of factors behind this, one revolves around knowledge gaps amongst architects…