Modern Methods and Offsite Timber Construction

Offsite Timber Construction
Offsite Timber Construction

Modern Methods and Offsite Timber Construction

Date Published

1 November 2023

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Edinburgh Napier University
Offsite Timber Construction

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Summary

Modern methods of construction focus on offsite construction techniques, including factory production and pre-assembly of components, to build faster and more efficiently than traditional construction approaches.

Timber is an essential component of today’s Modern Methods of Construction (MMC), from offsite construction through to the timber-frame building techniques that account for four out of every five houses built in Scotland.

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