Getting to grips with value is the lynchpin of sector transformation, warns innovation Tsar

Mayor of London and Bryden Wood launch new version of ground-breaking housing design app to help London get building after Covid-19

Supported by the Mayor of London, tech-led design practice Bryden Wood and leading residential consultancy Cast, have released a significant new version of the cutting-edge PRiSM app, which harnesses the latest digital technology and data to help design and build manufactured homes. The pioneering app is the latest development in…

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UK Housing First for Bristol

A UK first took place in a car park in Bristol on Friday as 11 innovative zero carbon ZED PODS apartments were craned into place. The development, designed by award-winning modular housing company ZED PODS Ltd, will see the one and two bed apartments built on a podium above the…

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Buildoffsite Offsite Response to COVID-19 Impact

The Construction Leadership Council has provided the industry with a Roadmap for Recovery as we slowly emerge from the impacts of COVID-19. In response to this Buildoffsite has facilitated the creation of the ‘Offsite Sector Response to COVID-19 Impact’  paper, in which we set out to identify how the use…

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Premier Modular awarded £7.5m offsite housing contract in high Wycombe

Buckinghamshire Council has awarded a £7.5m contract to Premier Modular for the offsite construction of 58 apartments which will provide facilities for homeless people and their families in urgent need of housing. Work will start on site this summer and is due for completion in 2021. The project in the…

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New Toolkit signals shift towards value-based decision model

New ‘Value Toolkit’ will help to accelerate decision making, driving greater value and supporting ‘Project Speed’ ambitions Value Toolkit is key priority in the sector's Roadmap to Recovery Flagship initiative builds on groundwork laid by the Infrastructure and Projects Authority (IPA) and the Construction Leadership Council Toolkit launched as part…

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Premier Modular appoints new Managing Director

Premier Modular, one of the UK’s leading offsite construction specialists, has appointed David Harris as Managing Director. The appointment follows the retirement of Eugenio de Sa after more than 20 years in the business and who remains as Executive Chairman until the end of 2020. With over 20 years’ experience…

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From “CHEAPNESS RULES” to VALUE TOOLS: Driving a shift towards value-based decision making in UK construction

·        Industry bodies to help develop new industry methodology ·        First step towards roll-out of new industry ‘Value Toolkit’ ·        Flagship project is key priority under CLC Sector Recovery Plan RICS, RIBA, CIOB and Social Value UK have joined forces with the Construction Innovation Hub to develop a new industry-wide definition of value,…

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New BIM Information Protocol launched

  BSI, the Centre for Digital Built Britain, the UK BIM Alliance and the Construction Industry Council yesterday released an Information Protocol to support BS EN ISO 19650-1 and 2. The new Protocol has updated the CIC Protocol Second Edition and is a flexible and user friendly document which provides a…

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Icynene become latest members of Buildoffsite

What is Icynene? The Icynene Spray Foam Insulation System is a series of soft, flexible spray foam insulation products that delivers up to 50% greater energy savings when compared to other home insulation products. About Greentherm Solutions Ltd Having over 30 years’ experience each in the construction industry Paddy Leighton…

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