Book review: Offsite production and manufacturing for innovative construction

Author: Mark Lawson

Date published

3 February 2020

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Book review: Offsite production and manufacturing for innovative construction

The Structural Engineer
Book review: Offsite production and manufacturing for innovative construction
Date published

3 February 2020

Author

Mark Lawson

Price

Free

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Author

Mark Lawson

This book offers a good introduction to the philosophy and drivers for off-site manufacture, but may be less relevant to those interested in the structural and constructional issues that will affect the next generation of this form of manufacture.

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Format:
PDF
Pages:
1
Publisher:
The Institution of Structural Engineers

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Opinion Issue 2

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