July 2021

modern construction methods

Shipping Container Homes Jamaica

Zero defects are the primary battleground between traditional and modern construction methods. A relative concept, zero defects is, however, a target that the construction industry has set for itself. Primary considerations are structural stability and keeping the water out. Proper functioning of services, components, fixtures, and fittings is essential. Energy and sound performance are also...

Tomorrows Homes: Modern Methods of Construction

Tomorrows Homes: Modern Methods of Construction

Let’s not beat around the bush. Let’s get straight to the point. There has been an awful lot of interest in prefabrication house building in recent  years, but not much has come out of it.“Prefabrication is the practice of assembling components of a structure in a factory or other manufacturing site, and transporting complete assemblies or sub-assemblies to the construction site where the...

Lord Prescott’s £60k homes

Lord Prescott’s £60k homes, Thames Water Multi-utility, UK

Dean was lead Project Co-ordinator and collaborated with various engineers, contractors and other professionals during the development of CAD design and construction processes for 12 large-scale, multi-utility installation projects (for Gas, Water, Electric, BT & CAT). Dean produced drawings that incorporated asset maps. He also monitored and adhered to project budgets and...

Foxbridge House Trusted to care in Orpington

Residential Care Homes

Value: 250M Dean delivered a large-scale growth programme inclusive of £250m in new home openings and acquisitions. Dean developed a detailed programme of activities required at all stages of the new care homes openings from construction, commissioning and pre-handover, through to operational start and on to steady state 18 months post opening. Dean also agreed a KPI framework for measuring the...

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