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PrefabNZ
PrefabNZ
on Prefabrication

PrefabNZ is a non-profit membership organisation that informs, educates and advocates for innovation and excellence in offsite design and construction in New Zealand. 

19 February 2020

Sustainability Will Help Drive Prefab Forward

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The industry needs to work to lessen inefficient delivery of materials, building waste and the movement of the workforce in order to reduce our environmental impact. 

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18 November 2019

Considering the Next Phase of Offsite Construction in New Zealand

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There are many reasons to believe that the future is bright for the offsite construction sector in New Zealand. 

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21 November 2018

An Update on Prefab Perceptions Today

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The momentum for prefabrication is picking up both in NZ and overseas. 

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21 June 2018

Finance Options for Prefab Home Buyers

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PrefabNZ is working with several primary banks and other secondary lenders to bring more finance options to market to enable prefabricated housing systems to be more accessible for first-home buyers.

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16 May 2018

How Can KiwiBuild Be a Success?

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Six key points that the KiwiBuild housing scheme must incorporate for history-making success.

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01 March 2018

Faster, Safer, Better Buildings On Time and On Budget

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An introduction to prefabrication: what specifiers need to be aware of when designing for offsite construction.

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21 September 2017

Partnering Experience and Expertise to Create Better Buildings

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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.

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25 November 2016

Building Ourselves Out of the Global Affordable Housing Crisis

As populations grow, could adopting modern construction methods and technologies like offsite construction be the key to responding to the global housing challenge?

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19 October 2016

Taller Timber Buildings on the Rise

Tall timber gets cheaper, better, faster — a construction technology update from recent conferences in Australia and Canada.

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20 September 2016

The Growth of Innovative Engineered Timber Design

The most remarkable architectural legacy of the Canterbury earthquakes is the design community's realisation that engineered timber is a key material for innovative New Zealand buildings.

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