Pamela is an expert in the area of prefabricated building. She is CEO of PrefabNZ, a non-profit organisation promoting offsite construction.
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An introduction to prefabrication: what specifiers need to be aware of when designing for offsite construction.
Construction businesses with differing levels of experience and expertise can form partnerships at an individual project level in order to increase information, education and skills — as collaboration between Stanley Group and Tall Wood at The Grounds, Hobsonville Point shows.
As populations grow, could adopting modern construction methods and technologies like offsite construction be the key to responding to the global housing challenge?
Future design and construction businesses will be influenced by disruptive business models, such as mass customisation, but with everyone quite comfortable with the status quo, an extremely compelling argument must be offered in order to change.
A clear scope, well designed masterplan, building consent cohesion and coordinated infrastructure delivery are all needed to ensure that the government's latest housing plan succeeds.