Off-site Manufacture in Australia : Current State and Future Directions

Anon. (2007) Off-site Manufacture in Australia : Current State and Future Directions. UNSPECIFIED.


Off-site manufacture (OSM) offers numerous benefits to all parties in the construction process. The uptake of OSM in Australia has, however, been limited. This limited uptake corresponds to similar trends in the UK and US, although the level of OSM there appears to be increasing. This project undertook three workshops — one each in Victoria, Queensland and Western Australia — and 18 interviews with key stakeholders to assist in identifying the general benefits and barriers to OSM uptake in the Australian construction industry. Seven case studies were also undertaken, involving construction projects that used OSM, ranging from civil projects through to residential. Each of these case studies has been analysed to identify what worked and what didn’t, and suggest the lessons to be learned from each project.

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Collection: CRC for Construction Innovation
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ISBN 978-0-9804262-8-1 Industry Publication

Keywords: CRC for Construction Innovation; Program C : Delivery Management of Built Assets; Project 2005-004-C : Off-Site Manufacture in Australia
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