Entries by Lyn

ALL ELECTRIC AIR ‘TAXI’ PORTS BY 2025

German aerial-taxi company Lilium has unveiled its design guidelines for modular vertiports that could be placed on top of office blocks, car parks or shopping centres. Lilium, which has developed a five-seater jet-powered electric air taxi, created the design guidelines as part of its plan to launch an all-electric air taxi service in multiple cities around the world […]

3D – A Two-Storey House in Two Days

Kamp C, a centre for construction sustainability and innovation in Westerlo, Belgium, has produced on its premises what it says is the world’s first house to be 3-D printed in one piece. The 90-m2 model dwelling was created using a modular Construction of Buildings on Demand (COBOD) 3-D printer, the largest of its kind in […]

Greenwich Councils Zero Target

Visitors to Greenwich can now catch a glimpse into the future of social housing, with the unveiling this week of four zero-carbon council homes in the South London borough. The homes are fitted with individual air source heat pumps and solar panels and have been designed to exceed net-zero carbon standards, meaning they are capable […]

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MMC SYSTEMS TO BE FAST-TRACKED FOR NHBC WARRANTY

NHBC, the leading warranty and insurance provider for new homes in the UK, has launched a new service dedicated to the rapidly growing area of Modern Methods of Construction. NHBC Accepts is an all-inclusive, end-to-end service that will help to build confidence in innovative construction and enable MMC systems to be fast-tracked for NHBC warranty. As part of the […]

MODULAR AND AFFORDABLE, CITY HOMES

The Hong Kong Institute of Architects has announced the winning design of the HKIA Young Architect Award. The competition theme centered on affordable housing and asked local architects aged 35 or below to propose innovative and unique design proposals for local housing. Arnold Yok Fai Wong’s winning design reimagines the adaptability, livability and build-ability of […]

Floorless Bathroom Pods Innovation

Offsite Solutions, the UK’s leading bathroom pod manufacturer, has been awarded the first contract for its new enhanced and floorless GRP pods developed for the build-to-rent sector – a £1.6m project for ISG in Cardiff. Offsite Solutions will manufacture over 400 bathroom and shower pods for Cardiff Interchange – an £89m flagship, mixed-use construction project […]

Modular Homes Development – First for Your Housing Group

Work has now commenced for a new modular housing development in Anfield, Liverpool. The scheme is Your Housing Group’s first modular housing development and signals the start of using modern methods of construction to help meet the growing demand for quality, affordable homes. We are building the homes on Rockfield Road, close to Liverpool Football Club’s famous ground. The development, known as Rockfield Mews, […]

New MD’s Clear Vision for the Future of Premier Modular

Premier Modular, one of the UK’s leading offsite construction specialists, has appointed David Harris as Managing Director. Premier Modular, one of the UK’s leading offsite construction specialists, has appointed David Harris as Managing Director. His appointment follows the retirement of Eugenio de Sa after more than 20 years in the business and who remains as […]

SHINING EXAMPLE OF HOUSING DEVELOPMENT USING MODULAR TECHNOLOGY

Work to breathe new life into brownfield land at Icknield Port Loop, close to the heart of Birmingham is being accelerated following a £4m investment by the West Midlands Combined Authority (WMCA). The funding paves the way for developers Urban Splash and Places for People to build a further 138 homes using cutting edge construction […]

SELF BUILD – live webinair 10th July 10 am

Click here to register now   This webinar will cover the following topics: Self-Build options Design & cost considerations Energy efficiency trade offs Personal experiences with self-build The webinar will be followed by a live video Q&A session, hosted by our Managing Director Keira Proctor along with staff from our technical & sales team.