Italian newspaper “Il Sole 24 ore” report on Bryden Wood’s expertise in Design for Manufacture and Assembly (DfMA)
Here is a summary of the article:
- DfMA is the new direction the construction industry in Italy should be taking. Off-site being the keyword.
- Production is in a factory and the only thing left for the site is the final assembly.
- Bryden Wood were multidisciplinary designer for Reading Hospital, for Circle Health, a hospital using 80% of off-site construction.
- The revolution is under way and will impact on efficiency and sustainability and requires a cultural change regarding the whole supply chain, from the designer to the final user.
- The RIBA has published guidelines dedicated to the Design for Manufacture and Assembly (DfMA), joining the experience of different large organisations including, Bryden Wood, Skanska, BuildOffsite, Bam and Carillion.
- Practices like Bryden Wood, with their deep knowledge, have Building Information Modelling (BIM) engrained in their way of work.
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