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Modern methods of construction: who’s doing what?

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Modern methods of construction

‘Modern methods of construction’ (MMC) is a wide term, embracing a range of offsite manufacturing and onsite techniques that provide alternatives to traditional house building. MMC approaches range from whole homes being constructed from a single factory-built volumetric module through to the use of innovative techniques for laying concrete blockwork onsite.

The increasing level of interest in MMC and confidence that it will play an increasing role are demonstrated within this report’s case studies, from a diverse group of housing developers. Confidence is reflected in the business decisions being made, with survey findings indicating nearly 30% had invested in their own manufacturing facilities and over 25% had invested in their own products or systems. These trailblazers provide valuable insights for others considering the adoption of MMC.

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