Renewable Matter # 17 / July-August

The Advent of Offsite Construction

by Emanuele Bompan

Focus Construction Sector

 

Walls manufactured on a production line, robots assembling facades, 3-D printed interior components preassembled in a warehouse: the construction site of the future will be inside factories 4.0. Only in this way will the vast and often not very efficient European real estate be transformed.

 

There is a new and visionary way to conceive buildings bubbling up in Europe. Enough with costly and complex construction sites, managed with 20th century modalities and knowledge. The construction work, both for new builds and renovations, will be planned and carried out off-site, pre-assembled in a factory and then fitted within a short period of time in selected sites, using robots....

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