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Prefabrication: The key to unlocking affordable housing?

Given the current housing crisis and the declining number of skilled workers available to work on large-scale construction projects, an investment in modular housing could offer a cheaper and quicker alternative to traditionally-built homes.
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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.
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SterlingOSB Zero features in Westminster housing and retail community project, Ebury...

SterlingOSB Zero panels have been used in a colourful, temporary development for Westminster City Council, Ebury Edge.

Demand for offsite housing construction increases

The market for offsite housing construction continued to grow during 2021, despite the impact of the pandemic, as confidence, capacity and quality in the sector continue to grow, according to the Offsite Construction Market Report – UK 2021-2025 from AMA Research.
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Prefabrication is key success factor for new £4.28bn quarter in Vienna

One of the largest urban development projects in Europe relies on precast construction for efficient and sustainable building – ALLPLAN software enabled efficient precast detailing processes.
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Why commonly accepted solutions to solve the housing crisis won’t cut...

Peter Bill, author of Broken Homes and a former housebuilder, explores why commonly accepted solutions to fix the housing crisis just won’t work, and offers up his own suggestions that defy conventional wisdom.
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Modular construction: The push to solve the housing crisis

According to Forbes, during 2017-2018 only 7.5% of the homes built in the UK used modular construction, and although this number has grown year on year, this is still a long way short of market leader Sweden’s mammoth 45%, Sean Keyes, managing director a Sutcliffe explores this.
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World of modular preview: European prefab style and quality

The Modular Building Institute offers insight into European prefab style, with a look at Casas inHAUS, a leader in the production of modular homes in Spain.
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Brick by brick: The role of modular in meeting the housing...

Homes England’s Affordable Homes Programme could prove a step-change in the mainstream adoption of modular and offsite construction. Jahanara Hussain and Sarah Hale of UK law firm TLT examine what needs to happen to de-risk modular and secure its future.
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Cruden Building secures £11.5m affordable housing scheme

Cruden Building has been appointed to deliver an £11.5m affordable housing development at Maryhill in Glasgow.
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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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How timber frame and offsite construction meet housing demand

Simon Horn discusses why offsite construction utilising timber frame as the external wall fabric and overall structural solution is key to meeting sustainability targets.
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Reskinning as a solution to London’s housing shortage

Reskinning existing buildings could provide affordable housing for the capital at a faster rate without the negative impacts of demolition that can undermine the benefits of new builds. Richard Hyams of architect astudio takes a look.
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Could modular homes be the answer to the social housing crisis?

In an exclusive interview with Gail Cook of GDHV and Dr Stephen Finnegan sustainable architecture lecturer at the University of Liverpool, we discover how trends in modular housing and the heating and ventilation sector could address the social housing crisis.
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Housing shortage: Could modular construction be the answer?

Kenny Ingram, global industry director at IFS discusses how modular construction and technology could lay the foundations for the future of UK housing.
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New government, new housing strategy?

What does Boris Johnson’s new Conservative government mean for the public housing sector? Les Dawson, managing director of UK-based ICF manufacturer UNiBLOCK, looks at the challenges the industry faces over the next five years to meet the housing shortfall.
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Case study: Raining’s Stairs social housing development, Inverness

The Raining’s Stairs development provides high-quality social housing that has helped transform a long-vacant site in Inverness city centre.
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Timber frame: The sustainable answer to the housing crisis

Malcolm Thomson, sales director of Scotframe, discusses offsite timber frame, fabric-first and the new Saint Gobain Multi-Comfort concept.
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Can offsite construction solve the UK housing crisis?

It’s no secret that the UK faces a severe housing shortage. Kim Vernau of BLP Insurance examines how offsite construction can help to bridge the gap
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Can modular housing solve the housing crisis?

Bruceshaw explores how in order for modular housing to truly boost the residential sector, we must change the mindset people have on prefabrication.
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The role of modular in addressing the UK’s housing crisis

The housing crisis will not simply be solved by just supplying more properties but, crucially, building more affordable homes in the places people need them.
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Top types of eco-friendly housing that help cut your carbon footprints

Recent research by Roof Stores has outlined eco-house designs to help property buyers find their next eco-friendly housing while reducing their carbon footprint.
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Modular housing specialist goes into administration

Eco-friendly Highland construction business, Carbon Dynamic, has gone into administration following ongoing cashflow issues.
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A modern solution to London’s housing crisis?

Erica Belcher of Centre for London, explains how Modern Methods of Construction can help London to improve quality of homes during the housing crisis.
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Prefabricated houses are on the rise – here’s everything you need...

In this piece, Advantage Home Construction Insurance will be answering everything you need to know about prefabricated houses and its booming popularity.