The Buildingtalk apprentices, Thomas, Daisy and Jed Chapman, explained that the off-site construction process reduced project construction time and the amount of site disruption was decreased as less work was performed on site.
As most of the work is performed in the LEGO factory, manufacturing efficiencies can be gained and materials purchased in larger quantities.
Due to greater accuracies that can be achieved in the factory based manufacturing process, higher sustainability levels can be achieved.
Additionally, factory manufacture of composite materials can add to building performance efficiency.
And it was also fun to build too! checkout the VIDEO.
The Simpsons House is ideal for rural locations and sites with limited open space though the first London house demonstrates that it can be very successfully built in suburban areas as well.
New eco-house in Tooting being tested for NHBC certification and is currently on the market with a guide price of a staggering £1.4m.
Self-builders can purchase the modular kit for considerably less.
Delta Electronics has launched the new M300 range of Drives, designed for the most basic to the most advanced applications.Posted in Articles, Building Industry News, Building Products & Structures, Building Services, Building Systems, Hand Tools, Innovations & New Products, Plant, Equipment and Hire, Posts, Power Tools
In the latest issue of ABC&D, Metså Wood looks at further advancing the use of wood in mainstream construction with the sharing of knowledge and innovation.Posted in Articles, Building Industry News, Building Products & Structures, Building Systems, Features, Timber Buildings and Timber Products
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Aggregate Industries, a member of the LafargeHolcim Group, has acquired the aggregate and ready-mix concrete manufacturer, the Kendall Group.Posted in Articles, Building Industry News, Building Regulations & Accreditations