2017 CIFE Industrialized Construction Forum
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Please join us to discuss the future of Industrialized Construction as it emerges across the globe and in California.

When: Thursday, February 23, 2017
1:30 - 6:00 PM
Where: Stanford University, Center for Integrated Facility Engineering, Room 292
Stanford, California  94305
United States
Contact: Daniel Hall

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What is Industrialized Construction and why is it changing the construction world? Dr. Jerker

Lessing provides an overview of Industrialized Construction, drawing from over a decade of experience from consulting, teaching, and research.



Professor James Barlow has long been one of the leading scholars of industrialized housing, including a number of publications in the 2000’s on the lean and agile concepts present in

Japanese industrialized housing. Currently he is a Professor of Technology and Innovation Management at Imperial College Business School, London. His expertise currently focuses on innovation in the healthcare sector and its industries, focusing especially on the development and adoption of innovations in health technologies, services and infrastructure.


Global Perspectives for Industrialized Construction: Sweden, Mexico, and the United Kingdom

Industrialized Construction is an emerging movement worldwide. This session provides three global perspectives: BoKlok, a successful joint venture from IKEA and Skanska; Hi:hab, a startup company in Mexico City, and the UK government, which recently invested $130 million USD to advance industrialized solutions for housing.


Achieving California Net Zero Housing by 2020

California has mandated all new residential construction to be Zero-Net Energy by the year 2020. Several companies discuss how they use industrialized construction principles to meet this mandate and create affordable, sustainable housing solutions.


Measuring Offsite Construction

Drawing from 13 years of research on industrialized design and construction, Professor Ryan

Smith provides a framework to measure offsite construction strategies.


Scaling Up in a Boom Economy: Technology, Sales, and Production Strategies

Once the product offering is ready, how do Industrialized Construction firms meet the demands of a booming economy? Three companies offer their perspective on scalability from the perspective of technology, sales, and production.


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