Tag: Prefabricated design

The Macquarie University Incubator by Architectus.
News | Editorial Desk AAU | 31 May 2018

Macquarie Uni’s prefab ‘innovation hub’ named best education building in Australasia

A timber, prefabricated “innovation hub” by Architectus has been named the overall winner of an awards program that rewards innovative education design.

Prefabricated Carbon Positive House by Archiblox installed temporarily in Melbourne's City Square in 2015.
Discourse | Greta Harrison | 17 Jan 2018

The future is prefabricated

Prefabricated construction is in its infancy but with increasing demand on tradition construction and speed and the sustainability benefits of prefabrication, could this new manufacturing industry change the way Australia builds?

The Macquarie University Incubator by Architectus.
News | Patrick Hunn | 26 Sep 2017

Prefab ‘innovation hub’ for Macquarie University constructed in just five months

A prefabricated “innovation” building made from engineered timber and designed by Architectus has opened at Macquarie University in Sydney.

A Nev House, designed by Ken McBryde, for remote communities on cyclone-ravaged Tanna Island in Vanuatu.
News | Linda Cheng | 17 May 2016

Surfing design duo creates cyclone-resistant shelters

Architect Ken McBryde and surfboard designer Nev Hyman have created a series of cyclone-resistant prefabricated shelters for a remote community in Vanuatu.

The carbon positive prefabricated house by Archiblox uses a retractable green wall to help shade the house.
News | Sian Johnson | 17 Nov 2015

Aus carbon positive house up for Sustainia Award

Archiblox’s carbon positive prefab house made the top 10 list for the international Sustainia Award, beating 1500 others.

Muji Hut by Konstantin Grcic.
News | Linda Cheng | 9 Nov 2015

Muji unveils tiny houses

Japanese retailer Muji has unveiled the designs of three prefabricated tiny retreats to escape the city.

This WikiHouse 4.0 house display model was created by over ten days for the London Design Festival in 2014.
News | Sian Johnson | 3 Sep 2015

Australia’s first WikiHouse on the way

A WikiPod prototype will be created at a workshop next month, paving the way for accessible prefab design in Australia.

PrefabAUS annual conference
Conferences | 13 Aug 2015

PrefabAUS annual conference

A three-day event exploring Australia’s rapidly changing building manufacturing industry

The world's first carbon positive prefabricated house, by practice Archiblox.
News | Sian Johnson | 18 Jun 2015

Could prefab save car industry workers?

The CRC for Low Carbon Living cites huge benefits in retraining car manufacturing workers for the modular building industry.

Little Hero by Fender Katsalidis and Unitised Building is one of the case studies that led to the establishment of the new training centre in prefabricated housing.
News | Linda Cheng | 2 Jun 2015

$4m boost for prefab housing industry

Funding for a new training centre will help propel Australia’s infant prefab industry to compete on the global market.

Carbon Positive house by Archiblox.
News | Linda Cheng | 11 Feb 2015

World’s first carbon positive prefab house?

A prefabricated house, that results in a net positive for the environment, lands in the centre of Melbourne.