Thursday, July 03, 2008

Toyota build homes too!

Came across this article on WSJ today...i think modular pre-fabricated housing may have some sustainable advantages in specific scenarios/markets...its construction duration is certainly impressive (which is why Vanke, the biggest real estate developer in China is pursuing it) and could mean a competitive advantage in a rapidly developing market where inventory turnaround could lead to faster recycling of capital...not so sure about the "green" aspect of this idea though....still, an interesting way to think of construction from a more industrial manufacturing perspective...

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