Offsite manufacture reimagined for high-performance adaptable housing (2022–2027)
The project aims to address housing performance and affordability in Australia by deploying adaptable design for
spatial reconfiguration and component reuse, to advance offsite timber manufacture towards energy efficient and
healthy homes as mainstream practice. The intended outcome is the development, prototyping and monitoring of an offsite manufactured panelised lightweight timber system for high-performance homes, that is adaptable to all Australian climates and long-term household changes. This will contribute to the sustainable growth of the Australian housing market with significant benefits on housing affordability, adaptable design and long-lasting performance, while boosting the offsite manufactured timber construction sector.