The Asian Review of Civil Engineering (TARCE)
Study on Prefabrication Technique in Construction and its BarriersAuthor : Dinoj K. Tony and R. Kokila
Volume 7 No.1 January-June 2018 pp 40-43
Prefabrication is a manufacture and preassembly of components, elements or modules before installation into their final location. The prefab industry is the backbone for the development of new ideas in construction business of any country. The face of real market in India has changed rapidly over the past few years. The large projects comprising of Townships, Mass Housings, IT/ITES parks are of common occurrence these days and will only grow exponentially in the near future. Majority of such projects are still being constructed using the conventional methods. Thus the inherent advantage that these projects offer in terms of repetitions and huge volume turnover remain unexploited. In addition, these large scale projects constructed using conventional methods complicates the Project Management in terms of speed and quality of the construction. This project aims a study about prefabrication technique in construction productivity and major barriers that restricts the entry of in India. This is going to achieve by analyzing various literature reviews related to the prefabrication technique, its impact in construction industry and barriers that restricts the entry of prefabrication technique in India and also a formal research method is adopted for the case studies.
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