Construction is Moving Up in the World... Are You Coming?

Construction is Moving up in the World… Are you Coming?

Construction hasn’t changed much in the last few decades. In fact, labor productivity actually declined by 19% between 1995 and 2015 . While innovation has improved equipment and technology, the process of building hasn’t undergone a major change for some time. Severe shortages of skilled onsite labor, rising labor costs and a lack of affordable housing are… Read more »

Metsä Wood’s Offsite Solutions Change the Construction Game

The construction industry is undergoing a major transition, with construction moving from building sites to off-site manufacturing. Fully-integrated off-site manufacturing vastly increases construction accuracy, quality and efficiency. Manufacturing can take place at the same time as foundations are being laid, reducing time to building occupancy by as much as 50%. Precision manufacturing leads to higher… Read more »

Andrew Waugh Pioneers a Whole New Way to Build

Andrew Waugh is a founding director of Waugh Thistleton Architects and one of the leading advocates of the use of engineered timber and offsite construction. From cinemas to synagogues, Waugh’s award-winning designs are championing the cause of low-carbon construction. His use of new technologies and innovative methods of construction have seen the design of several… Read more »