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09/11/2014

Reds10: Amazing & unusual uses of the Container

We say it over and over, but it’s because we mean it - prefabricated container builds do not have to be boring. There’s a whole range of ways that containers can be used for particular purposes, niche and even not so niche. In this post we take a look at some of the amazing and unusual uses of the container.
10/10/2014

The Future of Modular Buildings

Technological innovation, social change and upward mobility: our world is changing faster than ever. Sadly much of this acceleration has been based on the ‘take, make & waste’ model: building fast at the cost of our environment, however a movement is in the making to end this resource wastage, shifting to a more regenerative economic model. When a responsible, renewable model becomes the norm, where will this leave the property and construction industry?
10/09/2014

Can a Modular Building be Remodelled?

In our line of work a query that seems to come up a lot is: “can a modular building be remodelled?” If so, how does the process differ to reconstruction on a ‘normal’ building?
07/08/2014

Reds10: Spotlight on Modular Retreats

There’s so many variations in accommodation to choose from when you’re planning a holiday - hotels, apartments, caravans, cottages, even camping, but I bet you haven’t considered the concept of a modular getaway.
05/08/2014

Prefabricated buildings and the developing world

In developing countries the demand for low cost, yet sustainable living is unsurprisingly a huge priority - and even more so due to the extent and frequency of catastrophic events putting pressure on housing requirements.
18/07/2014

On the Road: Transporting Modular Buildings & Containers

One thing about modular buildings that saves time, energy and money is that they are constructed and assembled off-site in a factory.
18/07/2014

Habitable Containers

Often described as ‘Tardis like’ by those who live in them, containers are an innovative accommodation solution for temporary, or even more permanent housing needs.
23/06/2014

Posh Pre-Fabs

In this blog we take a look at some ambitious design feats, both traditional and modern, that really demonstrate how far Pre-Fabs have come since their large-scale implementation in the 1940s.
19/06/2014

The Myths of Modular Building – Fact or Fiction?

Modular building is a versatile and dynamic method of construction that has been gaining in popularity in recent years. Despite this, there is still some confusion over the processes involved. This may sometimes lead people to hesitate before choosing modular as a construction method for their project.
19/06/2014

A History of Modular Buildings

Modular builds have a surprisingly rich history and their origins go further back than you might think. We take a look at how their diverse use across continents has developed over the years.