Jason Ruddle discusses why modern modular construction could help contractors grasp today’s opportunity, accelerate delivery, and adapt for tomorrow.

The term ‘modular’ is bandied around increasingly often. Brought to a head by the recent housing White Paper, it looks certain that modular or pre-fabricated construction will become more central to the UK construction industry than ever before.

Modular thinking is broader than just building solutions marketed under that title. Although the term modular, is often applied only to complete elements for standard applications, such as ready-to-­install classrooms, retail units or bathroom pods, it applies to the vast array of sub-assemblies and pre-fab elements that construction already uses: door frames, timber wall frames, staircases, balustrades, and beyond. Read the full article here.