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

18 August 2016

What Will Make You Change to Bigger Building Chunks?

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.

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21 July 2016

What Do We Need to Get Centrally Procured Housing Right?

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.

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23 June 2016

Who's Holding the Affordable Housing Chequebook?

Strong leadership, development funding and less finger-pointing are needed to solve the affordable housing issue in New Zealand.

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26 May 2016

Global Connections and NZ's Housing Crisis Put into Perspective

Looking around the Asia Pacific region we can see examples of how growing cities, like Auckland, need better infrastructure and more vertical building forms.

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18 April 2016

Prefabrication of Large-Scale Timber Buildings

Large-scale can mean either a few large buildings, or several medium ones, or many small buildings — all apply to prefabrication in New Zealand, as was discussed at the PrefabNZ CoLab recently.

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20 March 2016

Precision German House Manufacturing in NZ

Could the Christchurch Concision factory's precision house manufacturing be a possible key to unlocking the affordable housing crisis?

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16 February 2016

Wellington Architecture Studio Wins PrefabNZ's UniPod Competition

First Light Studio have been commended for their 'innovative and intensive' universally accessible bathroom pod, designed specifically for multi-unit residential applications.

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30 May 2012

Earthquake Resistance in Seismic Times

You are warmly invited to the NZ Wood PrefabNZ Wellington Event on Tuesday 12th June (12.30-5pm). This event is brought to you by NZ Wood and hosted by the College of Creative Arts (CoCA) at Massey University, Wellington.

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16 May 2012

HIVE Opens to Thousands at Canterbury Agricultural Park

The HIVE – Home Innovation Village, facilitated by PrefabNZ, opened in April to a tremendous response from the Christchurch community.

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27 February 2012

Prefab Pluses

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