Modular ‘primed for significant scale’

For several years now, it has been impossible to attend any construction industry event without hearing clarion calls for modular construction. Because modular involves manufacturing large components in factory conditions, its advocates argue, homes built using the methodology can be assembled quicker and at lower cost, are of a higher quality and can boast far… Read More »

‘Flat pack’ homes you can control with your phone are coming to Manchester

A new set of smart homes is set to arrive in Manchester later this year.   The new homes are part of the House by Urban Splash range and come three years after unveiling of Town House, their first modular homes.   Mansion House will be the latest addition to the New Islington neighbourhood and… Read More »

Urban splash expands it’s modular portfolio with Mansion House

Award-winning regeneration company Urban Splash has announced the addition of a new modular product to its expanding offsite portfolio – Mansion House.   The modular apartment concept, designed by architects shedkm, comes just three years after the launch of its maiden, customisable Town House development at New Islington in Manchester. It is the third modular… Read More »

How can manufacturers benefit from the housebuilding revolution?

The revolution currently gripping the housebuilding industry holds great promise for manufacturers, as Nick Peters reports.   Can there ever have been an industrial sector so ripe for disruption as construction? If, in the early 21st century you were asked to come up with a model for building houses, the current one is the last… Read More »