Housing and residential building is an important market for light steel framing and modular construction. These technologies are appropriate because of the speed of construction, improved quality and the high level of sustainability that is achieved through off-site manufacture. (ED012)
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This publication presents general information for use by architects and specifiers at the early stages of planning a project using modular construction. A brief history and the main uses of modular construction are provided and details illustrate the range of structural solutions, cladding attachments, thermal and acoustic best practice. (Published 1999)