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EMBRACING MODULAR CONSTRUCTION: AN IDEAL SOLUTION FOR RURAL AREAS

2023-09-19T16:49:01+10:00 September 19th, 2023|Architecture, Design, Modscape, Sustainability|

Australia's vastness often poses challenges in sourcing adequate resources for essential infrastructure projects - particularly in rural areas. Modular and off-site construction presents an innovative solution to these challenges, offering several advantages over traditional constructions methods. Using our Rural Doctors/Key Worker Accommodation project, we explore how modular construction is an [...]

THINGS WE LOVE: FORMA’S SUSTAINABLE RESTORATION OF VÆKSTHUSET

2023-09-08T10:35:35+10:00 September 7th, 2023|Architecture, Design, Modscape, Sustainability|

At Modscape, we love seeing innovation, longevity, and environmental responsibility in architectural practices. Danish architecture studio, Forma, has recently undertaken a project that exemplifies its dedication to preserving heritage and promoting eco-conscious values. The initiative involved the meticulous restoration and relocation of a 105-year-old glasshouse originally situated within the Copenhagen [...]

QBUILD MMC HOUSING PROGRAM IN PARTNERSHIP WITH MODSCAPE

2023-08-17T09:10:39+10:00 August 10th, 2023|Architecture, Design, Modscape, Sustainability|

We’re excited to announce Modscape as a participant in QBuild’s Modern Methods of Construction (MMC) Housing Program to address the immediate housing needs in Queensland. This initiative is aimed at providing affordable and sustainable housing to Queenslanders, from Essential Government Workers through to those who are struggling to find a [...]

BUILDING THE FUTURE OF EDUCATION: 6 ADVANTAGES OF MODULAR CONSTRUCTION

2023-07-07T11:47:47+10:00 June 30th, 2023|Architecture, Design, Modscape, Sustainability|

When we think about prefabricated buildings in an education context, most Australian’s minds will go straight to portables - the decades old solution for schools running out of classrooms. However, modular construction has gained significant attention in recent years as a viable solution to the growing demand for educational facilities, [...]

CHECKING IN: REVOLUTIONISING THE HOTEL INDUSTRY WITH MODULAR CONSTRUCTION

2023-05-18T14:34:40+10:00 April 27th, 2023|Architecture, Design, Modscape, Sustainability|

The construction of a hotel is a multifaceted process that involves careful planning, design, and execution.  However, modular building is an ideal application for hotels due to the repetitive nature of their design. Most hotels follow a similar design pattern with identical or similar rooms, bathrooms, hallways, and common areas. [...]

SAFETY: AN UNDERVALUED BENEFIT OF MODULAR CONSTRUCTION

2023-02-08T14:25:10+11:00 February 8th, 2023|Architecture, Design, Modscape, Sustainability|

Since 2006, we’ve been loudly championing the sustainability, quality, efficiency, and end-cost saving benefits of modular. But there’s another important advantage that often goes unnoticed: safety. Construction has consistently been among the top few industries with the highest number of serious workplace incident claims according to Safe Work Australia. Ranked [...]

THINGS WE LOVE: AN INNER-CITY PARK THAT COMBATS CLIMATE CHANGE

2023-01-13T16:12:28+11:00 January 9th, 2023|Architecture, Design, Sustainability, Things we love|

Phase Shifts Park in Taichung, Taiwan was designed by French landscape architects, Mosbach Paysagistes, with two key objectives in mind – creating a unique human experience and exploring the atmosphere to embrace the varying climatic conditions within. Mapping the atmospheric space, the aim is not to modulate conditions, for instance, [...]

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