prefabrication


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pre·fab·ri·cate

 (prē-făb′rĭ-kāt′)
tr.v. pre·fab·ri·cat·ed, pre·fab·ri·cat·ing, pre·fab·ri·cates
1. To manufacture (a building or section of a building, for example) in advance, especially in standard sections that can be easily shipped and assembled.
2. To make up, construct, or develop in an artificial, unoriginal, or stereotypic manner.

pre·fab′ri·ca′tion n.
pre·fab′ri·ca′tor n.
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Noun1.prefabrication - the manufacture of sections of a building at the factory so they can be easily and rapidly assembled at the building siteprefabrication - the manufacture of sections of a building at the factory so they can be easily and rapidly assembled at the building site
manufacturing, manufacture, fabrication - the act of making something (a product) from raw materials; "the synthesis and fabrication of single crystals"; "an improvement in the manufacture of explosives"; "manufacturing is vital to Great Britain"
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Whether capturing 3D information for co-ordination and prefabrication, or leveraging the quantity information for estimating and scheduling, laser scanning is surely a necessary endeavour to increase the accuracy of project information, said the statement.
At Howard Shockey & Sons, the leadership transition has also seen the promotion of Brad Bolyard to director of Operations, responsible for all ongoing construction activities; and, Gray Farland to director of Corporate Development, responsible for implementing lean construction practices, prefabrication and enhanced Building Information Modeling services into the operating companies, plus developing Shockey Realty portfolio properties.
Modularization and prefabrication is expected to play an increasingly vital role in improving the productivity of the entire construction value chain; and