Glossary of off-site construction terms – This article by the National Institute of Building Sciences provides an overview of off-site manufacturing terms.
Off-site modular construction explained – This article by the National Institute of Building Sciences provides a brief introduction to off-site manufacturing processes and their benefit in the building process.
Modular construction: From projects to products – This June 2019 report from the McKinsey Global Institute is an extension of the 2017 report on the construction industry’s productivity challenges. It focuses on the positive impact that modular construction can have on the real-estate industry.
Cold Formed Steel Framing
Durability of Cold-Formed Steel Framing – This September 2007 analysis by the Cold-Formed Steel Engineers Institute (CFSEI) provides a better understanding of how galvanizing (zinc and zinc alloy coatings) provides long-term corrosion protection to cold-formed steel framing members.
The Intersection of Construction Tech and FinTech – This October 2020 article by Alpaca VC provides an overview of the construction technology industry and explores the various opportunities for “contech” and “fintech” to contribute value to the traditional construction industry.
The state of the nation’s housing – This 2020 report by the Joint Center for Housing Studies of Harvard University provides a comprehensive analysis of the domestic housing market, and the challenges that have been, and will be, faced by market participants.
The aging housing stock – This June 2021 report from the National Association of Home Builders (NAHB) addresses the implications of the aging housing stock in the US market.
Reinventing construction: A route to higher productivity – This February 2017 report from the McKinsey Global Institute addresses lagging construction productivity, its effect on the global economy and what can be done to transform the sector.