Caroline Hanratty

Time for modular construction to come into its own

The current pandemic certainly isn’t helping with the UK’s housing shortage. Housebuilders may be going back on site but do we need to move away from the more traditional methods of construction if we are going to have any chance of meeting the country’s housebuilding targets, asks Caroline Hanratty.

Joseph Daniels Project Etopia At Corby House

BIG INTERVIEW: Project Etopia

From a broken home and being homeless to founding a startup that raises £19m from the Reuben brothers, modular housebuilder Joseph Daniels breaks the mould for getting into property. And he’s still only 27. Adam Branson meets him.

Ideal Modular Homes Factory2

Nine named on Hyde’s MMC framework

Engie, Bouygues, Kier Construction and Ideal Modular Homes are among the companies selected on a modern methods of construction framework set up by one of the largest housing associations in England.

Lauren Poon CallisonRTKL Trend Talk Dublin

CallisonRTKL: To innovate, accept the unacceptable

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Nicola Byrne

In 1966, architect Cedric Price exclaimed: “Technology is the answer, but what was the question?”, a quote very much relevant in 2019 as the built environment begins to embrace tech, according to Lauren Poon, head of digital at CallisonRTKL.

Modular Urban Splash

Modular ‘primed for significant scale’

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Adam Branson

For several years now, it has been impossible to attend any construction industry event without hearing clarion calls for modular construction. Has the time for action finally arrived?

Drees And Sommer Cradle To Cradle Stand

Recycling buildings in the circular economy

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Nicola Byrne

The concept of reusing materials to minimise the damage construction causes to the environment is sweeping through property as developers wake up to doing the right thing.