The objective of this thesis is to define and explain the benefits as well as the limitations of modular construction. It will try to educate and familiarize the reader, builder and consumer about modular buildings/construction and how this alternative construction method is beneficial to the South African construction profession and property market. The knowledge contained in this thesis will address issues pertaining to modular construction for the first time builder/consumer and how such issues can be avoided or dealt with when it arises.
Thesis (BSc. (Hons)(Quantity Surveying))--University of Pretoria, 2010.
Carstens, Adelia(Vaal Triangle Faculty of Northwest University in South Africa, 2016-09-29)
BACKGROUND : In the construction industry, there is an increased awareness of the importance of
soft skills. However, no empirical studies have been conducted on the effectiveness of
pedagogical strategies in higher ...
Howes, Christopher John; University of Pretoria. Faculty of Engineering, Built Environment and Information Technology. Dept. of Construction Economics(2010-07-13)
Within the South African construction industry today, the terms Construction Management and Construction Project Management are used by professionals when in fact they themselves are unsure of the exact definition and ...
Van Niekerk, Alan Jon; University of Pretoria. Faculty of Engineering, Built Environment and Information Technology. Dept. of Construction Economics(2010-07-16)
Concrete construction today remains largely unchanged in basic principle. The largest
labour and cost components have long been the formwork used to confine and shape the concrete in its plastic state. The objective of ...