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:

Modular construction unicorn Katerra files for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection

7th June 2021

Katerra Inc, the company set up in 2015 to revolutionise construction with a tech-driven approach to timber prefabrication, has filed for relief under Chapter 11 of the US Bankruptcy Code. A statement published on the company's...

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The future of construction & improving the quality of the built environment

7th June 2021

If the construction industry was poised for change before, the COVID-19 pandemic has pushed that transformation into overdrive. The industry as a whole has always been reluctant to change, but we've reached a critical point where...

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Latest offsite construction “disruptor” takes on heavyweight tech staff

24th February 2021

A US company launched in November 2020 to offer developers fast modular buildings has brought in heavyweight manufacturing executives, including from Tesla, to develop its engineering and automation capacity. The company,...

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Arup teams up with off-site start-up WoHo to revolutionise modular building

20th November 2020

UK consulting engineer Arup has teamed with Massachusetts off-site construction firm WoHo to make modular building affordable, greener and easier to scale. Arup will help WoHo (short for World Home) to develop solutions in structural,...

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How modular precast construction with Thermomass can improve your bottom line

15th October 2020

When you are looking for a construction method that assures speed, quality and economy, you should consider modular precast concrete construction. Commonly applied in correctional facility projects in the US, modular precast construction is...

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