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.

Salboy Local Blackfriars

Padoq builds app for Urbanbubble residents

Residential property management specialist urbanbubble and mobile app developer Padoq have developed an interactive app to keep residents connected and engaged while living under COVID-19 lockdown.

Engie Home

COMMENT | Elder care needs human touch, invisible technology

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Elderly and the future of housing technology is a hot market that developers of all shapes and size are considering. A balance is needed between the necessity of the warm personal care to cancel out the cold progression of technology. ENGIE UK’s retirement solutions director Paula Broadbent writes.

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.