Prefabricated units are stacked by crane, eliminating the need for Hong Kong construction workers to clamber on high scaffolding, a key concern as workers in the sector age. Photo: Winson Wong

Science Park container homes, on schedule for September, offer a Hong Kong test case for prefabrication’s possibilities

  • Stacked using cranes, the prefabricated units eliminate the need for the city’s ageing construction force to work atop tall scaffolding
  • Monthly rent for a furnished 248 sq ft unit is estimated at HK$9,000, about 40 per cent lower than the area market price
Topic |   Hong Kong housing

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Prefabricated units are stacked by crane, eliminating the need for Hong Kong construction workers to clamber on high scaffolding, a key concern as workers in the sector age. Photo: Winson Wong
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