Housing delivery in Nigeria and the opportunity for offsite manufacturing

Kolo, Shaba James, Rahimian, Farzad Pour and Goulding, Jack (2014) Housing delivery in Nigeria and the opportunity for offsite manufacturing. In: CCC 2014 - Creative Construction Conference 2014, 21st - 24th June 2014, Prague, Czech Republic.

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Abstract

The problem of housing delivery is of great concern in many countries of the world. This problem is especially prominent developing countries and Nigeria is not an exception. In Nigeria, this challenge has been magnified as a result of a myriad of issues, not least, a high population growth rate, shortage of necessary skills, disintegrated supply chain etc. Seminal literature has evidenced that offsite manufacturing (OSM) can help improve housing delivery efforts both in terms of quantity and quality. The aim of this research was to investigate the current housing delivery problems in Nigeria in order to evaluate the feasibility of adopting OSM within this market.

Item Type: Conference or Workshop Item (Paper)
Uncontrolled Keywords: housing delivery, housing shortage, Nigeria, offsite manufacturing
Subjects: H900 Others in Engineering
K200 Building
Department: Faculties > Engineering and Environment > Architecture and Built Environment
Faculties > Engineering and Environment > Mechanical and Construction Engineering
Depositing User: Paul Burns
Date Deposited: 06 Sep 2018 16:44
Last Modified: 06 Sep 2018 16:44
URI: http://nrl.northumbria.ac.uk/id/eprint/35621

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