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Australia Must Break Through Prefabrication Barriers
Business
Thursday November 9 2017

Australia Must Break Through Prefabrication Barriers

Ask many Aussies about prefabricated homes and they will conjure up images about substandard stock from the 80s or 90s noted for its lack of character.

Behind Australia’s First Modular Construction Code
Prefabrication
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...

Healthcare Design: Bespoke Vs Modular
Commercial
Tuesday June 14 2016

Healthcare Design: Bespoke Vs Modular

Over recent years, practices with regard to the design and building of major healthcare facilities throughout Australia have come under considerable levels of scrutiny amid significant...

Prefabricated vs Conventional Building – Which Will Win Out?
Prefabrication
Thursday January 21 2016

Prefabricated vs Conventional Building – Which Will Win Out?

My colleague’s husband has worked as a builder in Brisbane for the past 15 years. When he heard we were working on a project about the...

Prefabricated Healthcare Facilities
Public
Monday October 26 2015

Prefabricated Healthcare Facilities

An increased focus on sustainability and the use of building information modeling (BIM) in the construction industry has resulted in a growing trend toward prefabrication and...

Are Construction Practices Outdated and Inefficient?
Commercial
Monday August 31 2015

Are Construction Practices Outdated and Inefficient?

Do a trip around construction sites throughout Europe and you will see sand and cement being mixed in a silo, delivered to site and put in...

Why Aren’t All Buildings Prefab?
Prefabrication
Tuesday August 4 2015

Why Aren’t All Buildings Prefab?

Upon proudly opening its Forté apartment complex in 2012, construction giant Lend Lease proudly proclaimed that "it is only a matter of time before everyone is...

Go Green with Sustainable Modular Construction
Prefabrication
Tuesday July 28 2015

Go Green with Sustainable Modular Construction

Today, more and more construction companies are going the modular route.

The Construction Opportunity Australia Must Not Let Pass By
Prefabrication
Tuesday June 30 2015

The Construction Opportunity Australia Must Not Let Pass By

We don't need reminding that the construction industry shows little evidence of advancement compared to the impressive advances that have been made in almost every other...