Christmas deadline doubtful for families awaiting modular homes
Homeless families may not be housed in modular homes by Christmas as the contractor has pulled out of the site due to protests this week. Martin McCloskey, managing director of Western Building Systems which is building the first tranche of 22 ...
Protest disrupts work at modular housing site
A protest on the site where the first set of modular homes are to be located in Dublin has ended. It is understood that ground work on the site by contractors will resume in the morning. Earlier, around 20 people gathered at the entrance of the site ...
Assembled Houses - Solution to Uganda's Housing Shortage
A few months ago, government indicated that there could be light at the end of the tunnel for Uganda's shortfall of 1.6 million houses. Sam Engola, the State Minister for Urban Development, indicated that Uganda is to adopt assembled or prefabricated ...
Green Magic Homes kit lets you assemble your own house – and then bury it
... "hobbit home" – a quaint, vaulted house that sits beneath a covering of soil and vegetation. Building your own from scratch, however, could be rather challenging. That's why Green Magic Homes is now offering prefabricated hobbit-like modular ...
NI firm with deal for modular homes subject to fire safety audit
Western Building Systems, a Tyrone-based company, will be announced on Monday as the winning tender to provide the first 22 modular homes at a site in Ballymun. The announcement comes as the Department of Education conducts an audit of fire safety ...