Could prefabrication solve our housing affordability crisis?
Almost three million homes in Britain were lost or damaged in World War II. One of the approaches to rebuilding in a hurry was to use prefabricated technology, converting wartime production facilities to housing. They were only supposed to last ten ...
'Flat-pack' homes could help solve UK's housing crisis
Technology in modular construction has advanced since post-War prefabs. He added that modular construction has moved on since post-war prefabricated homes and controversial “system-built” houses of the 1960s and 1970s. Changing the way Britain ...
RIP Donald Wexler: The Midcentury Architect Who Made Palm Springs Cool
Steel was at the heart of his relatively low-cost residential project that consisted of seven prefabricated homes. The steel walls were constructed in Los Angeles and shipped to the desert, where they were erected in place in four hours. An entire home ...
City could make way for modular homes
Medicine Hat News
Prefabricated homes could be coming to a community near you, if a change to city land development rules is accepted Monday. But developers say the residences are nothing like the popular conception of manufactured or mobile homes. Developers and ...
Prices for a one-bedroom prefabricated unit start at $29500. Source: Supplied
The Indian-born businessman is the latest to join a wave of modular home builders capitalising on rising demand for affordable housing, with prefabricated homes that save on building and site costs. “The homes are very well suited to provide a solution ...