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SINGAPORE CONSTRUCTION PRODUCTIVITY WEEK 2014

Game changers

Groundbreaking technologies are helping to boost productivity in Singapore's built-environment sector. By FRANCIS KAN

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BuildTech Asia (pictured above, the 2013 edition) is back again this year to address the challenges of building across the various industries. It is a key highlight of the Singapore Construction Productivity Week.
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'Everyone can benefit from labour-saving construction methods and leaner work processes; they produce less noise and dust in the construction vicinity, faster and better-quality homes and safer workplaces.' - John Keung, CEO, BCA

IMAGINE a room complete with internal finishes, fixtures and fittings that had been built from scratch in a factory, and then transported to a construction site for installation, just like a Lego block.

This advanced form of building, known as Prefabricated Pre-finished Volumetric