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An awkward fit - Build 174(2019)

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An awkward fit
Valid from
01/10/2019

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BRANZ Limited
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BUILD article
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Description

Modern methods of construction may be the big new hope of our building industry, but they present problems when it comes to compliance with the current regulatory framework, as a recent court case shows.

As the construction industry has tried to achieve greater efficiencies and productivity, technological advancements and automation have led to the rise of modern methods of construction (MMC) more akin to manufacturing processes than traditional construction.

Scope

This article includes:

  • Inherent difficulties for MMC
  • Efficiency versus regulation
    • Inspection issue as completed offshore
    • MultiProof but still need building consent
  • Court says similar processes must be followed
  • Offshore inspections should be considered
  • Legislative reform under way
  • Regulations likely to change in 2–5 years

 

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Modern methods of construction may be the big new hope of our building industry, but they present problems when it comes to compliance with the current regulatory framework, as a recent court case shows.

As the construction industry has tried to achieve greater efficiencies and productivity, technological advancements and automation have led to the rise of modern methods of construction (MMC) more akin to manufacturing processes than traditional construction.

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An awkward fit - Build 174(2019)
Description

Modern methods of construction may be the big new hope of our building industry, but they present problems when it comes to compliance with the current regulatory framework, as a recent court case shows.

As the construction industry has tried to achieve greater efficiencies and productivity, technological advancements and automation have led to the rise of modern methods of construction (MMC) more akin to manufacturing processes than traditional construction.

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An awkward fit - Build 174(2019)

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