From temporary housing to luxury high-rises, modular construction is a faster, safer, greener way to build

//From temporary housing to luxury high-rises, modular construction is a faster, safer, greener way to build

From temporary housing to luxury high-rises, modular construction is a faster, safer, greener way to build

Hong Kong had been dipping its toes into an emerging building method known as modular integrated construction (MiC) when the Covid-19 epidemic began, with several pilot projects under way. The health emergency pushed the city to dive right in. The urgent need for a temporary quarantine facility in the Sai Kung district meant that the touted time savings achievable by MiC, as compared to conventional construction, could be put to the test. Using the technique, three three-storey blocks were…

Article by [author-name] (c) South China Morning Post - Read full story here.

By | 2020-08-10T11:15:05+00:00 August 10th, 2020|Entertainment|Comments Off on From temporary housing to luxury high-rises, modular construction is a faster, safer, greener way to build