CABA Information Series

IS-2009-147: Industrialization in the Construction Sector

This report written by the National Research Council of Canada explores the potential for using more factory processes in building construction.  Increases depend on improved business models for collaboration between the building and manufacturing industries, technological innovations and transfer, and appropriate regulations.  In 2007 about 8% of Canadian construction was prefabricated.  This report explores two scenarios for 2025: increase from 8% to 25%; increase from 8% to 10%.

























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