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The ultimate guide to modular construction

Modular construction has become increasingly popular in recent years and has even been hailed as the future of the construction industry, but while technology takes leaps and bounds, the sector still has many obstacles to overcome. We take a look at all things modular
Merstham Park School

Designing in efficiencies: How offsite can assist with streamlining the construction...

MMC is creating a new set of design expectations and pushing boundaries with the use of new technologies and systems. As increased pressures from a global skills shortage continue, Martin Harvey, at McAvoy, discusses how offsite can help.
little green Monopoly houses

How is modular technology helping institutions to build greener portfolios?

Modular technology solutions will be vital in helping institutions build greener portfolios, says Andrew Shepherd, managing director of modular housebuilder TopHat.
Construction workers finishing factory made modular housing on site

Has the time for UK modular housing finally come?

Make UK Modular launched in December 2021 as the voice of volumetric modular housebuilders. Head of policy Steve Cole discusses the state of play for the sector and the outlook for delivering greener, faster, better homes.
volumetric modular technology

The evolution of volumetric modular technology

Richard Hipkiss, development director of the Modular & Portable Building Association, looks at the journey of volumetric modular technology.
Future Buildings Standard 

Sustainability in commercial construction: Getting set for the Future Buildings Standard

In this article, Jason White, divisional director of operations at Assent Building Control explains to PBC Today the future of commercial construction ahead of the Future Buildings Standard.
world of modular

Vision Modular Systems wins “Excellence in Innovation” award at World of...

Vision Modular Systems has won the prestigious “Excellence in Innovation” award at this year’s Awards of Distinction at the World of Modular Conference in San Antonio, Texas.
offsite sector

How the Offsite sector can respond to the Construction Playbook

The Offsite sector has the opportunity to lead the way in meeting the government’s ambitious plans and policies established in the Construction Playbook, and in this response, Buildoffsite seek to explore how.
resource efficiency

Volumetric modular technology: Eliminating waste and maximising resource efficiency

As the UK looks to “build back better”, Richard Hipkiss, development director of the Modular and Portable Building Association (MPBA) raises the thorny issue of reducing landfill waste and improving material optimisation.
modular construction methods

Builders must adopt modular construction methods to tackle housing crisis

Zoe Owen, partner in the plot sales team at Moore Barlow, discusses how modular construction methods can unlock the UK’s housing crisis and explains why developers shouldn’t waste any more time adopting this approach.
sustainable construction goals

NBS reveals only a third of projects achieve sustainable construction goals

NBS has revealed its findings of its ‘Sustainable Futures’ report, which has shown that only a third of projects manage meet sustainable construction goals, despite a drive towards net zero carbon in the sector.
West Fraser’s SterlingOSB Zero

Timber frame construction favours West Fraser’s SterlingOSB Zero

West Fraser’s SterlingOSB Zero is the answer to green, speed and cost demands of offsite construction.
Bridge and viaduct projects

Bridge and viaduct projects DfMA guide

In this ebook, Buildoffsite illustrates the benefits of combining design for manufacture, assembly and offsite construction for long-term, large-scale bridge and viaduct projects.
MMC and social value

Strengthening social value through modern methods of construction

It’s vital for those who are tendering or bidding for new projects to understand how MMC and social value can benefit their business, no matter where they sit within the supply chain, explains Robert Walton, Managing Director of Constructionline.

Why SterlingOSB Zero is a great choice for the construction industry

West Fraser tell us the practical benefits that make its SterlingOSB Zero a great choice for the UK construction industry.

Offsite response to the Government’s Construction Playbook

In this guide, Buildoffsite seek to explore how offsite construction can lead the way in meeting the government’s ambitious plans and policies established in the Construction Playbook.

Adding significant value to the volumetric modular sector

The Modular & Portable Building Association (MPBA) leads best practice protocols, the development of standards and is represented on many committees for the benefit of members.

Submissions are now open for speakers at Digital Construction Week (DCW)...

Europe's leading innovation and technology event for the built environment returns to ExCeL London on 18-19 May 2022 and speaker submissions for the 2022 edition of Digital Construction Week (DCW) are now being accepted.
zero-carbon construction

Building a zero-carbon construction sector: 5 areas to focus on in...

2022 must be the year when zero carbon becomes a mainstream focus in procurement, supply chains, skills and construction, says Stephen Good, chief executive of the Construction Scotland Innovation Centre.
HS2 facilities, welfare facilities, facilities contracts,

Premier Modular secures major facilities contracts for HS2

Awarded by Skanska Costain STRABAG joint venture (SCS JV), Premier Modular has been contracted to provide project offices and welfare facilities for 15 sites that form part of the first phase of HS2.
timber construction, timber frame construction, sustainable construction

Sustainable timber construction: Why the UK needs to be all in

Timber’s green credentials mean the UK has to get fully behind its wider adoption for sustainable construction, says Malcolm Thomson of Scotframe.
ModuleCo, NHS capacity

Modular building: Cost-effective solutions to NHS capacity issues

Recent reports show that NHS waiting lists are at a record high, with more than five million people still awaiting non-urgent surgical treatment. Alan Wilson at ModuleCo explains how modular construction is well suited to efficiently expanding NHS capacity.
modular design

Modular Advantage: Modular Design edition

This special, expanded edition of the Modular Building Institute’s Modular Advantage magazine explores the people and ideas behind one of the most important aspects of modular construction: design.
modular education buildings

Modular buildings: The perfect solution for education estates

Providing the right learning environment for pupils is of paramount importance. No matter what the need is, modular buildings can help you achieve your goals.
Lewisham Gateway,

Premier Modular to provide accommodation at Lewisham Gateway

Premier Modular is set to deliver modular office accommodation and welfare facilities for Lewisham Gateway phase 2, a £197m regeneration project in London.
North Middlesex University Hospital

Premier Modular hands over £1.7m ward in North Middlesex

Premier Modular has delivered a £1.7m ward building at North Middlesex University Hospital, reducing the programme to just six weeks on-site to help expand ward capacity.