Unsupported browser

For a better experience please update your browser to its latest version.

Your browser appears to have cookies disabled. For the best experience of this website, please enable cookies in your browser

We'll assume we have your consent to use cookies, for example so you won't need to log in each time you visit our site.
Learn more

Counting the cost of a penchant for prefab

In your coverage of Fielden Clegg Bradley's recently completed project for the Peabody Trust at Lillie Road ('Matter of Trust', AJ 16.10.03) you state that the main effect of the prefabrication has been in the compromised planning of the two-storey town houses. This is apparent, but I would say that the main effect of prefabrication in most cases, and in this case especially, is significantly increased cost compared with traditional construction. We have recently completed newbuild ...

SUBSCRIBE NOW TO KEEP READING

Already paid? Activate your digital account now.

Sign up for guest access to read this story and one article per month.