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Tomorrow’s Homes: Modern Methods of Construction

The Prefabricated Home doesn’t provide any answers, but it certainly asks the right questions, and they don’t just relate to prefabrication and housing, they concern the profession as a whole.

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Rotterdam Considers Roads Made of Recycled Plastic

Roads made out of plastic”¦”¦ not possible”¦”¦..the Dutch have other ideas and there is a ready made source floating in our oceans

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Bridge House, Croydon, Is Prefab Really Prefabulous?

Prefabricated homes, often referred to as prefab homes or simply prefabs, are specialist dwelling types of prefabricated building, which are manufactured off-site in advance, usually in standard sections that can be easily shipped and assembled.

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13 Basic Facts You Should Know about Modular Homes

Modular homes sometimes referred to as “factory built construction”, encompass a category of housing built in sections typically at a factory location. These houses must conform to local and regional building codes for the country the buyer plans to situate the dwelling.

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Old Montague Street Student Accommodation

London needs over 30,000 new homes every year for the next 15 years to keep up with the demand from the people who wish to live and work in the city. Despite good housing output, figures published by the GLA show that there is a huge deficit in the number of affordable homes being produced, particularly larger homes.

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9 Suggestions for Overcoming Barriers to Good Design When Using Modern Methods of Construction (Mmc)

The term ‘Modern Methods of Construction’ (MMC) embraces a range of technologies involving various forms of prefabrication and/or off-site assembly.

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Prefab Comeback

Prefab housing suffers from bad stigma but building homes from premade parts can save time and costs.

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MoVoCoSy – Modular Volumetric Construction System

Meanwhile, the pre-cast concrete MoVoCoSy project from Arup and promised to tackle another prefab preconception.

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Momo Apartments

Zero defects is the primary battle ground between traditional and modern construction methods. A relative concept, zero defects is however a target that the construction industry has set for itself. Primary considerations are structural stability and keeping the water out. Proper functioning of services, components, fixtures and fittings are essential.