Presentations

Updating Existing Concrete Structures with Prefabricated Timber Construction to Give a Catholic Primary School Innovative New Classrooms

Updating Existing Concrete Structures with Prefabricated Timber Construction to Give a Catholic Primary School Innovative New Classrooms

In this presentation from the Modular & Prefabricated Construction Summit 2017 Knut Menden, Senior Associate at BVN Architects explores;

  • Timber for Students: The use of specific materials in order to meet the clients needs
  • The process behind engineering glulam, CLT, and Lignotrend to create the prefabricated timber construction
  • Overcoming the challenges of using prefabrication to remodel an existing structure
Thomson Adssett’s Prototype for Fully-Volumetric Aged Care Facilities in Rural Areas

Thomson Adssett’s Prototype for Fully-Volumetric Aged Care Facilities in Rural Areas

In this presentation from the Modular & Prefabricated Construction Summit 2017 Tim Bentley, Partner at Thomson Adsett Architects explores;

  • The current prototype model and what Thomson Adsett is hoping to achieve through modular construction
  • How Thomson Adsett plans to embed specific aged care technology, such as pressurized underlays, into the modular construction
  • A review of the metrics and research: will this method really lead to construction and cost reduction?
Developing Affordable Housing in Western Australia using Modular Construction

Developing Affordable Housing in Western Australia using Modular Construction

In this presentation from the Modular & Prefabricated Construction Summit 2017 Simon Moore, Director of Complex Projects at the Department of Communities, Western Australia explores;

  • The research and development that enabled such fast construction time of the Stella Village Complex
  • The overall result of the building as well as customer satisfaction
  • Future plans for such buildings in Perth