Prefabricated Building Materials and Intelligent Building Future

An article on ArchitectureandDesign.com.au detailed the latest developments in construction, including prefabrication and modular building technologies.

These building developments include the use of innovative materials and unique construction methods.

In the article Kate Harris, CEO of Good Environmental Choice Australia (GECA), highlighted the need for more prefabricated construction that includes better insulation than we’ve seen in the past.

She says insulation hasn’t been done well in Australia, for hot or cold weather. Although quick and efficient this is one of the areas that still needs to be addressed.

Read More at: http://www.architectureanddesign.com.au/features/features-articles/intelligent-building-technology-inside-and-out

New Construction Technologies Both a Blessing and a Curse

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Source: enr.construction.com

While it’s easy to become fascinated by the new technologies in the construction industry with something new and amazing hitting the market almost every day, the CEDA recently stated in a report  that due to these advancements approximately 40 per cent of the country’s construction workforce would probably be made redundant in about 10 to 15 years.

An article on Sourceable.net recently discussed this move of the construction industry towards a more machine-dominated sector and the risks this poses to people and their livelihoods.

Read more about some of the new technologies being introduced and the implications for the industry here.