1 Jul 2018

Mark Graham: Busting prefab housing myths

From Sunday Morning, 7:20 am on 1 July 2018

Prefabricated houses are being billed as the solution to building affordable homes quickly. The government has announced it will beef up the sector to fulfill its Kiwibuild promise of 100 thousand new houses. The trend in recent decades in New Zealand has shied away from using prefabrication as a building method. Mark Graham who publishes The Building Guide and the Design Guide magazines believes they are ideal to address the current housing shortage.