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New Frontiers in Construction

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The aim of the course is to consolidate various new learning areas in construction industry in order to construct a complete and functional building and expose the students to innovations in construction as well as infrastructure facilities. The course provides an introduction to the social, economic and management issues surrounding infrastructure; construction science/technology of infrastructure development and the environmental issues. It also looks at the recent Information Technology (IT) developments enhancing construction technology use in infrastructure projects.


This course is an accredited

By the end of the program, participants will be able to:

  • Possess thorough knowledge of construction of industrialized buildings, materials in Construction buildings, and in
  • addition including Off-Site Manufacturing (OSM)
  • Understand the construction technology of infrastructure
  • Understand buildings and projects as systems and their relationship with their environments
  • Recognize, distinguish and apply technologies for different types of infrastructure, social, economic, management, and
  • Environmental issues surrounding infrastructure development
  • Understand Alternative Building Technologies (ABTs) to be used in construction infrastructure
  • Understand the IT’s role in enhancing technology use in construction infrastructure


• Implementation of Innovative Construction Technologies in Human Settlements.
• Labor Intensive Construction (LIC). Buildings as Systems, Projects as Systems 
• Systems, subsystems, and components; open and closed systems, positive and negative feedback, tight and loose coupling, functions of subsystems, the building as a system, the project as a system Introduction to construction Technology developments 
• IT in construction (Technological and contractual aspects); 
• Alternative Building Technology (ABT) Cases. 
• Implications of OSM on construction/implementation processes.

This masterclass runs for 3 days

Price per delegate: R 8 999.00

Our New Frontiers in Construction workshop is available in a variety of formats to best match your needs

In-House training: We bring the training to your location. Available with customized features created to meet your requirements.

Virtual Training: Delivered totally online, our virtual sessions are designed to keep participants engaged through relevant training, activities for practice, and ongoing reinforcement.

The courses will benefit project managers, construction managers, quantity surveyors, engineers, housing officials, facilities managers, researchers and academics, environmentalists, public and private sector clients, and other stakeholders in the built environment.

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