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Complete list of publications and presentations, with the most recent at the top.

Read more at: How countries achieve greater use of offsite manufacturing to build new housing: identifying typologies through institutional theory

How countries achieve greater use of offsite manufacturing to build new housing: identifying typologies through institutional theory

This paper, co-authored by CCHPR researchers and researchers from the Cambridge Service Alliance at the University of Cambridge, looks at the complexities of the international construction sector and seeks to apply institutional theory to analyse the factors driving greater use of OSM to build...


Read more at: International technology transfer through projects: A social construction of technology perspective

International technology transfer through projects: A social construction of technology perspective

A paper co-authored by Kwadwo Oti-Sarpong has been published by the International Journal of Project Management. Using the social construction of technology (SCOT) theoretical lens, International technology transfer through projects: A social construction of technology perspective explains the ‘...


Read more at: Transforming the construction sector: an institutional complexity perspective

Transforming the construction sector: an institutional complexity perspective

A paper authored by CCHPR and CSA researchers has been published online by Consruction Innovation. Transforming the construction sector: an institutional complexity perspective discusses the ongoing efforts to transform the construction sector through a mix of policy-backed voluntary and coercive...


Read more at: Homes UK 2020: Will our future homes be built by robots?

Homes UK 2020: Will our future homes be built by robots?

Kwadwo Oti-Sarpong chaired the session 'Will our future homes be built by robots?' at the Homes UK 2020 conference on 1 December 2020. A recording of the event is available on YouTube .


Read more at: UK Construction Industry: The Transformation Agenda

UK Construction Industry: The Transformation Agenda

Dr Kwadwo Oti-Sarpong gave a talk to IStructE on 13 05 2021. His presentation looked at how d igital technologies, offsite manufacturing and platforms for construction project delivery can help the construction industry move towards a streamlined digital future. The presentation covered the UK...


Read more at: CamFest 2021: Tackling the housing crisis by transforming construction

CamFest 2021: Tackling the housing crisis by transforming construction

How can transforming the construction industry help us tackle the housing crisis? Hear what the experts have to say in our short video , livestreamed as part of the Cambridge Festival on 31 March 2021.


Read more at: Modular Housing Project: preliminary findings

Modular Housing Project: preliminary findings

Our preliminary findings report draws insights into the project from residents and stakeholders.


Read more at: ARCOM Conference Paper : OSM & Construction Industry Transformation

ARCOM Conference Paper : OSM & Construction Industry Transformation

The paper 'Offsite manufacturing and construction industry transformation: a multi-level socio-technical transitions perspective' has been published in the Proceedings of the 36th Annual ARCOM Conference.


Read more at: Small-scale modular housing could provide a lifeline for people experiencing homelessness

Small-scale modular housing could provide a lifeline for people experiencing homelessness

CCHPR researchers have teamed up with colleagues at the Max Planck Cambridge Centre for Ethics Economy and Social Change in this article for The Conversation .


Read more at: Modular Housing Project: resident experiences

Modular Housing Project: resident experiences

Our report explores how and why the residents' increased sense of security and autonomy has enabled them to make positive changes to their lives. The evidence from the research suggests that providing modular homes in tandem with robust support services has the potential to improve outcomes for...


Read more at: Tackling the housing crisis through digital technologies and OSM

Tackling the housing crisis through digital technologies and OSM

Our policy paper for the Bennett Institute of Public Policy at the University of Cambridge forms part of the series 'An Industrial Strategy for Tomorrow'. Industrial Strategy for Tomorrow: Tackling the housing crisis.pdf Industrial Strategy for Tomorrow: Tackling the housing crisis.pdf


Read more at: State of the nation: sector report (OSM)

State of the nation: sector report (OSM)

Dr Kwadwo Oti-Sarpong's report reviewed developments related to the uptake and use of offsite manufacturing for construction project delivery in the UK construction industry.


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