Code for Sustainable Homes: opportunities or threats for offsite manufacturing and mass-customization?
Hashemi, A. and Hadjri, K. 2013. Code for Sustainable Homes: opportunities or threats for offsite manufacturing and mass-customization? ZEMCH 2013 International Conference. Miami FL, USA 30 Oct - 01 Nov 2013 ZEMCH Network.
|Authors||Hashemi, A. and Hadjri, K.|
This study intends to, firstly, discuss current status of zero carbon homes in the UK, and secondly, to investigate the feasibility of using offsite construction methods to deliver mass customised zero carbon homes. The study concludes that mass customised offsite housing could be an answer to overcome the current barriers to achieve zero carbon homes in the UK; however, more work is required to increase the confidence of stakeholders including clients, designers, and housebuilders in offsite manufacturing in order to increase the share of such methods in the construction industry.
|Conference||ZEMCH 2013 International Conference|
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|Deposited||22 Apr 2021|
|Journal citation||pp. 108-119|
|Book title||ZEMCH 2013 International Conference: The Visibility of Zero-Energy Housing: Proceedings|
|Book editor||Onyango, J.|
|Web address (URL)||http://www.zemch.org/zemch_conference_proceedings|
|Copyright holder||© 2013 The Authors|
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