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Some Effects of Prefabrication on Post War Building

1. Introduction Early Uses of Prefabrication MANY people regard prefabrication in building solely as a post-war development, and to some the word itself is synonymous with “temporary.” Both these beliefs are quite wrong, speaking generally. While modern prefabrication is certainly a revolutionary chapter in the history of building, its principles have been known and practised to a greater or lesser extent for a couple of centuries. Clifford E. Saunders