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|Title:||Aspects of off-site manufacturing application towards sustainable construction in Malaysia|
|Author(s):||Zuhairi Abd. Hamid, (Construction Research Institute of Malaysia (CREAM), Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia), Kamarul Anuar Mohamad Kamar, (Construction Research Institute of Malaysia (CREAM), Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia)|
|Citation:||Zuhairi Abd. Hamid, Kamarul Anuar Mohamad Kamar, (2012) "Aspects of off-site manufacturing application towards sustainable construction in Malaysia", Construction Innovation: Information, Process, Management, Vol. 12 Iss: 1, pp.4 - 10|
|Keywords:||Construction industry, Malaysia, Off-site manufacturing, Sustainable construction|
|Article type:||Research paper|
|DOI:||10.1108/14714171211204185 (Permanent URL)|
|Publisher:||Emerald Group Publishing Limited|
Purpose – The purpose of this paper is to identify the contribution of off-site manufacturing application towards sustainable construction.
Design/methodology/approach – The paper looks at different views and ideas of sustainable construction and assesses the impact of off-site manufacturing towards sustainability.
Findings – Many aspects of off-site manufacturing practices and applications are contributing to sustainable construction.
Originality/value – The paper is of value as it outlines to researcher and practitioner on the values of off-site manufacturing, i.e. on environmental impacts, ease of construction, construction time saving and construction waste management.
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