Modern Methods of Construction/Building Innovation - RICS Building Surveying Journal
- Date: 31/05/2015
The benefits of offsite manufacture and modern methods of construction are driving efforts to overcome the challenges, report David Osrin and Paul Wornell - RICS Building Surveying Journal
The use of non-traditional construction systems such as offsite manufacture presents a number of challenges. Chief among these are longer term concerns about systemic failure, accessibility for essential maintenance and repairability. More immediate concerns are about fire spread and water ingress, both during the construction phase and after completion.