Canadian Contractor

Steve Payne   

Why aren’t more builders getting into prefab housing?

Canadian Contractor

"Why is the Homebuilding Industry Stuck in the 1940s" is worth reading

With the next generation of Canadian homeowners – in major urban centres – threatened by the unaffordable prices of land-based homes, prefabricated, lower-cost structures have never been more newsworthy.

Canadian Contractor is interested in hearing from contractors and prefab home manufacturers with new ideas in this type of construction.

Here’s a great article from McGill University architecture professor Avi Friedman. The title, “Why is the Homebuilding Industry Stuck in the 1940s?” isn’t just an attention-getter. It’s a really interesting question.

https://www.citylab.com/perspective/2018/09/why-is-the-home-building-industry-stuck-in-the-1940s/570469/

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