Prefabricated construction


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Prefabricated construction

A building so designed as to involve a minimum of assembly at the site; usually comprising a series of large units or panels manufactured in a factory.

prefabricated construction

A construction method relying primarily on the use of standardized manufactured components; consists largely of assembling these parts rather than fabricating them at the site.
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Century Properties' affordable mass housing projects will use prefabricated construction materials, allowing units to be completed in just a few months.
* New product development and durable building materials will be key focus areas for innovation in prefabricated construction.
The acquisition strengthens Plannja's position on the prefabricated construction market.
The Leno Building system from Finnforest Merk GmbH--as seen here in London's Waterloo--is a flexible and adaptable prefabricated construction system.
The prefabricated construction method reduces on-site time by around 30pc and removes many of the usual trades such as brickwork construction.
The centre will also support innovation in building technologies by subsidising product development for SMEs and assist the exchange of information in specialist areas such as prefabricated construction.
In January, the Real Estate Board of New York testified in favor of modular building and FCRC's project at a NYC Council Oversight Hearing on the Future of Prefabricated Construction Practices.
In generating the new buildings, much was learned by the architects (Bligh Voller Nield working with Troppo) from the existing structures, for instance use of steel-framed prefabricated construction, deep roof overhangs, light-coloured steel cladding, narrow plans to encourage through ventilation and generally north-south orientation to conserve energy.
He recognises that attempts by his predecessor to introduce modern techniques that included prefabricated construction have failed.
"The notion that modular or prefabricated construction is boring goes right out the window, and intricate designs that used to be cost-prohibitive can be built cost effectively."
As you admit, the results of humanizing prefabricated construction may 'seem strange'.