Prefab, Precast & Modular Construction
In modern times modularity and prefabrication have been associated with technological and material innovations, and yet it has been rooted in many cultures from the past. Our research explores prefabrication through the city lens – explaining the process in relation to dense urban environments, its applicability and potential design opportunities. We aim to break the stigma that modular construction is mostly monotonous, and demonstrate that it can be climate responsive, adaptable and potentially bespoke. We also seek to introduce various best practices in industry to date and also explore a unique combination of volumetric and flat pack systems through our projects. Further, we explore reducing operational carbon footprint through the use of passive design and optimisation through building physics.