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MODSCAPE’S NGV ARCHITECTURE COMMISSION ENTRY: LIVING ROOMS

2021-04-01T15:54:31+00:00 February 16th, 2021|Architecture, Design, Modscape|

Modscape was among 100 entrants in this year's NGV Architecture Commission with our Living Rooms design in collaboration with Andrew Simpson Architects. Living Rooms is an interactive piece of public architecture that prompts user reflection of the expanding size of residential space and the ecological footprint we occupy. The installation [...]

CLT: MAKING MODULAR EVEN MORE SUSTAINABLE

2021-04-01T16:06:39+00:00 January 28th, 2021|Architecture, Design, Modscape|

Cross-laminated timber (CLT) is an engineered wood product that is widely celebrated for its sustainability, efficiency, strength and thermal insulation. Comprised of layers of timber glued together with the grain running in opposite 90⁰ angles, CLT takes the structural and environmental qualities of wood and amplifies them. The benefits that [...]

BUILDING A CARBON-NEUTRAL HOME IN 4 STEPS

2021-04-01T17:20:26+00:00 May 20th, 2020|Architecture, Design, Modscape|

A carbon neutral (also known as ‘carbon zero or ‘zero emission’) home is self-sustaining house that creates the same amount of renewable energy that it expends, therefore creating zero carbon emissions. These carefully considered homes are not only good for the environment but are fantastic for your hip pocket, as [...]

HOW MODULAR IS CHANGING THE FUTURE FOR HEALTHCARE

2021-04-01T17:23:38+00:00 April 23rd, 2020|Architecture, Design, Modscape|

Around the world, modular and prefab construction is on the rise, in particular within the healthcare industry. According to a study by McGraw Hill Construction, 49% of all healthcare projects utilise prefabrication1, up from 37% in 2011. So why are such incredible numbers of hospitals, aged care facilities and medical [...]

MODSCAPE’S ENERGY-EFFICIENT MODULAR HOUSE IN THE NEW SOUTH WALES COUNTRYSIDE

2021-04-07T10:42:37+00:00 April 15th, 2020|Architecture, Design, Modscape, Press/media, Projects|

Words from Wallpaper* Melbourne-based architects Modscape offer an insight into the design and build process behind this modular, energy efficient weekend home assembled in just 12 weeks. A modular home set into the pastoral countryside in Orange, NSW, Kangaroobie House was constructed from fully-welded structural steel frames and fabricated offsite in 12 weeks. ‘Our [...]

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