Prefabricated Construction with Wood

Wood is particularly suited to prefabricated construction. It is light in weight, has excellent load-bearing properties and is easy to work. Centuries ago, the...

Prefabrication – High-Tech and Manual Production

There are strong arguments for prefabrication: it takes place under workshop conditions, protected from the elements and with greater access to automatic...

From Tradition to Tourist Attraction – Prefabrication in the Timber Construction of the Dong People

Prefabrication and serial construction are not modern inventions, as classical Chinese timber architecture demonstrates. Perhaps the most splendid example of...

Precast Concrete Components in ­Building

Nowadays, precast concrete components are a common feature in building. In view of the broad spans they can cover and the scope they offer for serial...

An impressive number: House M Ishikawa, Japan by Ae 5 Architects.
Architecture

An impressive number: House M Ishikawa, Japan by Ae 5 Architects.

Books from beer crates: Open air library , Salbke, Germany by Karo* Architects.
Architecture

Books from beer crates: Open air library , Salbke, Germany by Karo* Architects.

Pleased in the Pyrenees: A house by Cadaval & Solà-Morales
Architecture

Pleased in the Pyrenees: A house by Cadaval & Solà-Morales

A room with a view: Marée Basse, St Lawrence Canada by MU Architecture.
Architecture

A room with a view: Marée Basse, St Lawrence Canada by MU Architecture.

Out of this world: Design museum Beijing by Studio Pei-Zhu.
Architecture

Out of this world: Design museum Beijing by Studio Pei-Zhu.