International News

This news room houses a collection of industry news articles and press releases from various different sources from around the world, click on the links below to read more:

Katerra wins contract to build homes for disadvantaged families across Saudi Arabia

Firm has 5,000 employees, six factories and is said to be involved in 700 projects across the US and India Offsite construction start-up Katerra has been awarded a contract by the Saudi Ministry of Housing to build 4,101 residential...
14th June 2019

Revealing designs for the world’s tallest hybrid timber tower

A Vancouver (British Columbia) developer has proposed a mass timber, Passive House skyscraper that could be the world’s tallest wood tower. Delta Land Corporation is working with architect Peter Busby from Perkins + Will to design the 35 to...
3rd June 2019

Offsite construction start-up Entekra set for expansion

US offsite construction start-up, Entekra, has selected Modesto for its new $35m manufacturing factory, which will see annual production capacity boosted by 3,000 units and the creation of 250 new jobs Entekra has headquarters...
20th May 2019

Marriott to build world’s tallest modular hotel in New York

Hotel chain Marriott is to begin work on the world's tallest modular hotel in New York City this autumn. Designed by US firm Danny Forster & Architecture, the AC Hotel New York NoMad will be 26 storeys tall, 110m high, and is expected...
20th May 2019

Japanese prefab housing giant reveals defects in thousands of homes

Daiwa House Industry Co., one of Japan's leading manufacturers of prefabricated homes, has said construction defects have been found in some 2,000 buildings, comprising around 7,000 individual households around the country. At a news...
20th May 2019
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