A July 27th letter addressed to Andrew Anagnost, President and Chief Executive Officer of Autodesk from leading architecture firms has brought to the forefront the issue of architectural software costing.
In this final post of our blog series, we reiterate and summarize the benefits of prefabrication and specifically the rise of panelization. A systemized approach to panelized construction can offer many benefits over traditional precast panels, including speed, value and superior performance. By specifying a single, versatile prefab panel with the option of utilizing virtually any desired finish — from brick and natural stone to the most modern, light-weight energy-efficient coating systems — owners and designers now have the freedom to choose the look they prefer while meeting schedule and performance requirements at a price every owner will find attractive. These prefab solutions and other offsite building processes are in fact transforming the construction industry.