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Building design using modules (P348)

The use of modular and other lightweight forms of building construction is increasing. The benefits of off-site prefabrication and improved quality in manufacture are being realised for residential buildings, for mixed commercial/housing projects, educational and health sector buildings. (Published 2007)

Fire Safety of Light Steel Construction (ED016)

This Information Sheet describes the benefits of light steel construction in relation to fire safety, both during the construction phase and when the building is complete. Fire safety, particularly during construction, has become a significant issue with some forms of construction. This Information Sheet explains the excellent performance of light steel and modular construction in fire. (ED016) Available as a free PDF download.

Light Steel Framed Housing (ED012)

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) Available as a free PDF download.

Light Steel Modular Construction (ED014)

This Information Sheet reviews the various forms of building modules constructed using light steel framing and presents examples of where modular construction has been used. It reviews the basic principles of design using modular construction and addresses the basic dimensions, design requirements and interfaces with cladding, services and other details. (ED014) Available as a free PDF download.