Journal article

Critical factors influencing the sustainable construction capability in prefabrication of chinese construction enterprises

P Dang, Z Niu, S Gao, L Hou, G Zhang

Sustainability | Published : 2020

Abstract

Compared with the conventional cast-in-situ method, prefabricated construction (PC) is a sustainable construction method. In China, the sustainable performance qualities of PC—such as its improved quality, lower cost and shorter turnaround—have barely been achieved. This is likely attributable to the weak sustainable construction capability of construction enterprises in undertaking PC projects. This study observed that there is relatively scant research on critical influencing factors relating to this capability, after investigating the most recent literature about PC development obstacles. Without a clear understanding of this knowledge, construction enterprises are unlikely to formulate e..

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