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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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Raines Court, Hackney

Protected from the weather and supported by industrial control systems, factories can produce a range of components from simple panels to fully fitted-out modules which are ready to be assembled on site.

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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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Straw Now Offers a Simple and Effective Home-grown Solution to the Uk’s Housing Needs

Don’t be surprised if the Big Bad Wolf comes calling

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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.