Cities - 28/July/2023

Modern construction methods to cut carbon

The growing use of modular and prefabricated units in construction promises to reduce greenhouse gas emissions in the built environment, but commercialising the practice remains a challenge

The construction industry is embracing factory-based building techniques that can save time, improve quality and shrink the industry’s carbon footprint

QUALITY STREET Modern methods of construction offer significant quality and carbon reduction improvements over traditional house building

FACTORY FAILURES Despite the advantages, issues in adapting to the cyclical nature of the construction industry remain

KEY QUOTE Any house built by traditional house builders is, if you fast forward a few years, illegal ...


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