WH3 Modular housing construction

15:45 - 16:30

The challenges for volume housing building include shortages in construction skills, quality control and labour capacity. Can modular construction help overcome these challenges and provide an opportunity to deliver good quality homes in greater numbers? Getting the planning, design and assembly right will be necessary to enable modular housing to increase delivery rates.

    • Overview of challenges for volume housing construction: skills, quality and capacity
    • Opportunities for modular construction
    • Getting the planning, design and assembly right
    • Implications for the design and specification of building engineering services



  • View full profile for Lee HargreavesLee Hargreaves Associate Director, Buro Happold Engineering, and Vice Chair - CIBSE Homes for the Future Group



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