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:

Digital twins: Taking modular construction to the next level

7th October 2019

In the past 20 years, the construction industry has fallen behind in digitalization, especially in the use of data and analytics or artificial intelligence. During Bill's time as chief digital officer of GE and Daryl's 25 years of industrial design,...

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New Zealand plans offsite drive to meet soaring housing demand

20th September 2019

The New Zealand government has announced a boost in offsite manufacturing to bolster construction of new homes. The government says it is connecting offsite manufacturing companies to its KiwiBuild initiative, an affordable housing plan...

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Prefab specialist Katerra buys two American contractors

15th September 2019

US prefabrication specialist Katerra has added two contractors to its stable of companies: UEB Builders and Fortune-Johnson General Contractors. The acquisitions allow the Silicon Valley company to expand its coverage of the...

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Autodesk: Why we're investing in a modular construction company

20th August 2019

Here in the San Francisco Bay Area, the perfect storm of imperfect zoning laws, low construction productivity, and population increases have created housing shortages and price escalation that make it impossible for many families to find...

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Commercial buildings: The next frontier for modular and prefab?

20th August 2019

In recent years we've been hearing more and more about modular and prefab buildings. Stunning cliffside homes built in mere weeks, sustainable and functional schools ready to be stacked to the sky as cohorts grow. These are...

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