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Prefabricated modules in construction

Alistair G. F. Gibb

Prefabricated modules in construction

contrasting approaches to prefabrication from Vintners Place and Stockley Park

by Alistair G. F. Gibb

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Published by Chartered Institute of Building in Ascot .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Statementby Alistair G.F. Gibb.
SeriesConstruction papers -- no.38
The Physical Object
Pagination8p. :
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL20565572M

Prefabrication, the assembly of buildings or their components at a location other than the building site. The method controls construction costs by economizing on time, wages, and materials. Prefabricated .   Though the practice of off-site construction dates back thousands of years, the last real estate cycle has given rise to prefabricated construction.

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By Sheryl S. Jackson. Prefabrication is not a new concept for the construction industry. In the early s prefabricated houses were delivered to customers via mail order1 and in World War II Quonset huts . Construction issues for concrete modules. Transport of modules. Craneage and installation. "This book provides an exciting panorama of design in modular construction, with excellent elaborations of .


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