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Academic outlines innovative construction in new book


Professor Jack Goulding from the University of Wolverhampton’s School of Architecture and Built Environment, has teamed up with Dr Farzad Pour Rahimian, Reader in Digital Engineering and Manufacturing at Teesside University, to edit a new book: Offsite Production and Manufacturing for Innovative Construction – People, Process and Technology.

Jack is Professor of Construction Project Management at the University of Wolverhampton (UK) and is also the Joint Coordinator of CIB W121: Offsite Construction with Professor Mohammed Arif. Jack works closely with industry developing new business models, strategies and change programmes, including technology transfer, organisational learning and offsite manufacturing. This work directly segues into the University’s Construction Futures Research Centre (CFRC).

Professor Goulding said: “The offsite and modular market is continuing to grow. This book builds on the success of a number of initiatives, including formative findings from literature, research and development and practice-based evidence (success stories).

“It presents new thinking and direction from leading experts in the fields of: design, process, construction, engineering, manufacturing, logistics, robotics, delivery platforms, business and transformational strategies, change management, legislation, organisational learning, software design, innovation and biomimetics.”

The book is available to purchase via Routledge.

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