MMC is often cited as the way to mitigate serious skills shortages, increase productivity and output, improve building quality, reduce waste and help in the fight against climate change. But there are still concerns about risk and viability, long-term performance and public resistance to ‘pre-fabs’.
MMC is much more than modular, panellised and pod construction, and it's not just about housing. It includes a wide range of contemporary innovations, including digital tools, site processes and materials innovations. It's also a mindset and way of working that needs effective promotion and clear communication.
LMC’s expertise in promoting innovation and building support for Modern Methods of Construction goes back to 2003 and spans a wide range of applications, from the earliest panellised timber frame projects to the most cutting-edge platform-based construction systems like Seismic.
Over the years we have: