Prefab designs: Made in Asia, for Asia

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Prefab designs: Made in Asia, for Asia

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Written by Oscar Holland
21st June 2018

Yet, in the 21st century, it is perhaps Asia that will benefit the most from prefabs. The continent is now home to some of the highest rates of population growth and urbanization. The Asia-Pacific region is set to overtake the US as the world's largest prefabricated building market, with a projected growth rate of almost 6% a year between now and 2023, according to a recent report by Market Research Future.

"Despite the rapidly growing economy, many families in the Mekong Delta are still living in poverty," he said in an email interview. "Half of those households are living within temporary walls, and one tenth are under temporary roofs.

"But we found that about half the properties (in the neighborhood) were vacant. It turned out that the conditions were poor, and it was very difficult for people to upgrade them, for a variety of reasons -- it would disturb the neighbors, it would be expensive or there would be issues of historic preservation."

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WTF are those.???????? Even a dog would not live in one.
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Duncan wrote: Fri Jun 22, 2018 4:17 pm WTF are those.???????? Even a dog would not live in one.
Or a cat :lol:

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They would fly into the next province quite well in the next monsoon. Nice big sail.
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People live in much worse structures than that here, but as above I'd be concerned about how well they'd do with a typhoon bearing down on them.

This house is unusual in that they've built it under the stilts of a destroyed house. The area floods in the rainy season and most families have a canoe.
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Kung-fu Hillbilly wrote: Fri Jun 22, 2018 4:10 pm Image
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They would be fine for construction workers who are only staying a few months . Then they just pack it up and move on to the next job .
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Re: Prefab designs: Made in Asia, for Asia

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Hope those are portaloos. If they are, then the look much better than the usual. Not fit for staying in though. Asian mid-day sun will turn it into a sauna with that tin roof.
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