Sunday, 27 June 2021
quote [ The combination of consumer tastes, low dollar value per volume building components, and the complexity of buildings inhibit efforts to scale.
Prefabbing construction is almost always more expensive than comparable site-built construction. High overhead, capital intensity, and high transportation costs eat away at cost savings. Adoption rates of new technologies are painfully slow. On-site integration can be challenging. ]
Interesting blog post about why construction is still so manual.
More here: https://constructionphysics.substack.com/p/why-did-agriculture-mechanize-and