CIC Webinar on DfMA – Facilitating Offsite Construction through a “Platform Approach”

Webinar | 14.12.2020

Modern Methods of Construction has been promoted in the United Kingdom (UK) in recent years, and the UK construction industry is driving the platform approach to DfMA (the Platform) can unlock the huge potential of DfMA in offsite manufacturing techniques for better quality and productivity. The Platform can facilitate standardisation of assemblies and modules across various types of projects of major project clients, thereby achieving cost effectiveness.

In this webinar, we are privileged to have two DfMA experts from UK, Mr Rory BERKIN from HTA Design LLP and Mr Mark WATKINS from ECS Engineering, to share the successes and pitfalls of such Platform approach and bring insights for clients, designers and contractors in Hong Kong to create a leading industry on construction industrialisation.


Webinar's Highlights

  • Key concepts of collaborative design and common interface details in the platform design
  • Standardised offsite MEP solutions that are crucial to project success
  • The real benefits and hurdles of adopting Platform approach in construction




Date: 14 December 2020 (Monday)


Time: 4pm - 5pm (HKT) / 8am - 9am (GMT)


Language: English



  • Mr Rory BERGIN, Partner, Sustainable Futures of HTA Design LLP, UK
  • Mr Mark WATKINS, Managing Director of ECS Engineering and Former Managing Director of NG Bailey Offsite, UK



Mr Tim HALL, Managing Director, Alma Kaizen Limited, UK


16:00 – 16:20 Housing Standardisation using Design for Manufacture & Assembly (DfMA) by Mr Rory BERGIN


16:20 – 16:40 Integrating MEP Modularisation by Mr Mark WATKINS


16:40 – 17:00 Q&A Session facilitated by Mr Tim HALL

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