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Modular and Volumetric Buildings

Transportability assessments of modular and volumetric buildings

Lucideon is hosting a free-to-attend webinar, ‘Transportability Assessments of Modular and Volumetric Buildings’ on Tuesday 14 May 2019 at 15:00 UK time (10:00 EDT).
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Research reveals greater demand for volumetric modular buildings

Research from AMA Research has shown a 6% increase in prefabricated volumetric modular buildings and portable accommodation in 2017.
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ISO to develop UK standards for prefabricated buildings

The International Standards Organisation (ISO) has approved a new sub-committee to develop standards for the adoption of prefabricated buildings in the UK.

Jackie Maginnis, Chief Executive, Modular & Portable Building Association

"As regular contributors to PBC Today and BIM Today, we value our mutually beneficial partnership. One of our key priorities is to promote the...
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The evolution of volumetric modular technology

In this ebook, Jackie Maginnis, chief executive of the Modular & Portable Buildings Association, discusses the evolution of volumetric modular technology from its inception to the advanced systems that are proving increasingly popular today.
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Net-zero ambitions: Designing and building a more sustainable future

Jorge Beroiz, director at CallisonRTKL, looks at zero carbon building techniques and new innovations including by-product materials, such as using rice husks for sustainable cladding.
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Building amid a pandemic: MMC leads the way

Darwin Group MD explains the benefits of modern methods of construction for the healthcare and education sectors during Covid-19.
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Building confidence in offsite construction

NHBC innovation manager Richard Lankshear discusses the MoU, the growth of offsite systems and a new service, NHBC Accepts.

Modular technology pivotal in school rebuilding programme

The Modular & Portable Building Association (MPBA) has publicly supported the government’s transformative 10-year school rebuilding programme backed by over £1bn in funding.
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Prefabricated building market to see upturn post-Covid

Steady growth in the prefabricated volumetric systems market is expected over the next few years to 2024, according to AMA Research.
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Prefabricated volumetric sector to grow by 14% in next four years

The prefabricated volumetric building systems market will grow by 14% from 2020-2024, according to the latest report by AMA Research.
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Modular building experts to deliver 20-storey Canary Wharf tower

Modular building specialist, Caledonian, has secured a contract to deliver volumetric modular serviced apartments for One Charter Street in Canary Wharf, London.
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World’s tallest modular building lights up Croydon skyline

Tide Construction has for the first time switched on the lights at their landmark 101 George Street scheme in Croydon, bringing the world’s tallest modular building to life.
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Building Innovation Awards: Best Offsite/Modular Innovation

PBC Today finishes off our preview of the Building Innovation Awards with a look at the Best Offsite/Modular Innovation category.
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Modular and volumetric experts to share knowledge at Modular Matters

Taking place on 22 October this year's Modular Matters conference will demonstrate the versatile application of modular and volumetric technology.
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Building Innovation Awards: Most Innovative Developer

The Building Innovation Awards take place on 23 October in Manchester. PBC Today is previewing each category, today focusing on Most Innovative Developer.
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Modular buildings lead the way for offsite

How do manufacturers and installers of volumetric offsite construction ensure sustainability and compliance when the key priority is time? Jackie Maginnis, CEO of the Modular & Portable Building Association, shows how the industry has been leading the way longer than you think
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FARO’s ScanPlan: Fast 2D building mapping

FARO’s handheld ScanPlan device can help quickly determine the accuracy and completeness of project information – and make it immediately shareable.
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The MPBA launches Volumetric Homes Group

Representing a broad spectrum of technologies, the MPBA recently launched a Volumetric Homes Group to reflect the huge demand in the residential sector.
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Coventry to trail volumetric modular construction to combat housing crisis

Whitefriars Housing Association is to trial the use of volumetric modular construction homes in a joint project with Coventry City Council.
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Growth in panelised modular building systems market

The UK market for panelised modular building systems has performed relatively strongly over the past 3 years or so, and is estimated to have grown by 26% between 2014 and 2017, according to a recent report by AMA Research
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Avoiding uncertainty with the development of a new learning hub dedicated...

Uncertainty is a word not often used within the Modular & Portable Building Association, which is currently celebrating 80 years by launching a new specialist accreditation centre and learning hub for its membership and the wider construction industry
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Can MMC help the housing industry recover from Covid-19?

The landscape post-Covid may well be a catalyst for the uptake of modern methods of construction and increasing use of digital technology, explains Hawkins\Brown’s partner, delivery director, Nigel Ostime.
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The outlook for modular and offsite post-Covid

Studies by AMA Research have pinpointed the sectors that will experience an upturn from the Covid-19 pandemic, with both modular and offsite construction set to grow.
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Caledonian wins £40m student accommodation scheme

Modular construction specialist, Caledonian has secured a £40m turnkey contract with Studytel® for its 528-bed student accommodation scheme in Penryn, near Falmouth in Cornwall.
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Timber frame market to surpass £800m in 2020

Sales of timber homes and buildings will reach £800m in 2020 as growth in timber frame housebuilding outpaces traditional construction methods.

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