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Lost assurance and new hope…everyone’s a winner with Modular Construction
Builders used to build with assurance, and this was it: every third house was clear profit, in other words an operating margin of 33%. It was an easy rule of thumb that even the most innumerate...
Read More October 19, 2021
A Sure Start out of Lockdown...The Subcontinent Challenges Received Wisdom
India launched its first Subsidised Housing Scheme five years after Independence (in 1952), offering subsidised loans to meet up to 90% of construction costs: but the loan went to the employer (the...
Read More September 27, 2021
Building in Sustainability…Modular Construction has long-term answers for the Planet
What can you do with a broken brick, clotted with mortar and torn from the heart of a demolished building? Well, you could get more bricks, lay them in a line and offer them to the Tate Gallery as an...
Read More September 27, 2021
Commercial growth requires commercial hubs...and Modulex makes them possible
I’ve seen them before but mostly in ones and twos… travelling into London last week though, I saw legions of trucks and diggers from the train window, criss-crossing and levelling a vast landscape that...
Read More September 20, 2021
Nothing new under the sun...Smart construction technologies are tried and tested
New discoveries can turn out to be old inventions, because there’s nothing new under the sun: when the Moroccan explorer Ibn Battuta wound up in Cordoba, Southern Spain, he marvelled at the quality of...
Read More August 24, 2021
Planning for the Future... New World Logistics and Modular Construction
Stick Build Construction is today’s wattle and daub: the future belongs to Modular Construction, creating components in controlled conditions and delivering them on site in a third of the time, and a...
Read More May 25, 2021