China Prefab Fair 2020

As one of the biggest prefabricated building fair, every year PMMHF displays a most comprehensive industry chain and the cutting-edge products. For the 2020 show, PMMHF will receive 350+ exhibitors on a 32,000 sq.m show floor. Among all concurrent events, Global Prefabricated & Industrialized Building Development Summit 2020 is the most attracting one for its excellent speaker lineup and wonderful speeches.

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Brooke Adams
New prefabAUS Talks speaker announced for November!

For our next prefabAUS Talks we will be welcoming speaker Rick Holliday, Chief Executive Officer of Factory_OS, San Francisco. After successfully trialling modular elements from other manufacturers in his apartment projects, Rick decided to establish a factory to manufacture volumetric housing modules. Almost immediately Factory OS was approached by Google to build 300 apartment units for Google employees.

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Brooke Adams
Built Offsite - Issue 17

Is disruption's time coming? Demand for offsite + MMC and the technologies that support them, is on the rise in major global markets, while in Australia, move to advance the knowledge exchange and create industry pipeline, along with investment in 'ConTech', indicate a new growth phase.

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Brooke Adams
Sydney Build Expo 2020

Sydney Build is part of Oliver Kinross's Build Series, also taking place in London, Chicago and New York. First launched in 2016, the expo is dedicated entirely to building and construction opportunities in Sydney and its surrounding regions. 

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Brooke Adams
Built Offsite - Issue 16

Concerns over how to deal with the leftovers from our building activities are not new. In the early 2000’s Cradle To Grave (C2C) thinking essentially envisioned the substitution of toxic base materials with more environmentally friendly ones. C2C and other concepts such as “Zero Waste” have held currency for some time, but now thinking is turning to the term ‘Circular Economy’ (CE), an approach that envisions buildings as repositories of value, with potential implications for offsite construction.

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Brooke Adams
PRISM App launched by London Mayor/Cast Consulting

In London last week at an event attended by 140 people, Cast launched a new digital app that it has been working on for the last 20 months. Developed in partnership with Bryden Wood, PRISM is the first web based app in the world operating on an open source basis and supported at a city government level.

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Warrren McGregor
AUSTECH 2019 – Packed show expects as exhibition space sells out

Co-located with National Manufacturing Week (NMW), Austech is Australia’s premier advanced manufacturing and machine tool exhibition. In total, a total of 170 organisations have booked stands at this year’s exhibition, with the exhibition floor space occupying more than 6,400 square metres – a footprint unprecedented in two decades of Austech expos.

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Brooke Adams
Built Offsite - Issue 15

With housing affordability and accessibility now universally recognsied as among the most pressing challenges economies throughout the world, the extent to which government is engaged in encouraging new methods of construction is manifesting in diverse ways globally.

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Brooke Adams
Built Offsite - Issue 13

Offsite construction methods are incrementally re-shaping the construction delivery model in Australia. As the process unfolds, new ways are emerging for developers to engage more directly with value chain participants and even with end-users. 

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Brooke Adams