The size and complexity of the Canterbury rebuild has led to a number of new technologies being used in a number of projects.
One of those, prefabricated off-site construction reduces the duration of construction for houses and also increases the quality as all components are fabricated off site in the controlled environment of a factory.
TVNZ ran a report on prefabrication being used in rebuilding houses in Canterbury highlighting some of the benefits in this story: Prefabrication taking shape in Canterbury.
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