Open building for a renewable housing stock

News - 21 July 2020 - Communication BK

According to ABF Research's forecasts, one million additional homes will be needed in the Netherlands by 2035. Large-scale industrial housing can contribute to reducing the housing shortage. However, this has strengthened the position of builders in the past, while limiting the control of residents and the adaptability of the housing stock. The 1M Homes initiative of TU Delft investigates, among other things, how Open Construction, in combination with digitization and automation, can contribute to a sustainable solution to the housing shortage and at the same time give residents a say.

Read the full article here in Dutch.

Header image: Herontwikkeling pakhuis Santos op Katendrecht in Rotterdam Â© WDJA Architecten