The construction press is telling us how the future of the construction industry is in the off-site prefabrication of building components manufactured in controlled factory conditions based on digitised workshop drawings which are linked to manufacturers’ production processes.

With reports of Chinese developers building a 57-storey, 2 million square foot skyscraper in just 19 days using a proprietary prefabrication system, and with promises that construction can be sped up by as much as 90 per cent, costs savings of 50 per cent and reductions in waste of 80…