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Design for green lean building module production - Case study


Martin Kurdve, Jutta Hildenbrand , Christina Jönsson

Publication Type:

Conference/Workshop Paper


Swedish Production Symposium 2018



With an increasing societal need for temporary buildings, while construction industry faces resource and time efficiency challenges, factory assembly of modular buildings can be a solution. This case study at a start-up company uses experiences from assembly system design and eco-design literature to propose green lean design principles to be used in the design and development of building modules and their assembly stations. The eco-design strategy wheel is used as a basis and adapted for the assessment of green and lean building manufacturing.


author = {Martin Kurdve and Jutta Hildenbrand and Christina J{\"o}nsson},
title = {Design for green lean building module production - Case study},
volume = {25},
number = {8},
pages = {594--601},
month = {July},
year = {2018},
booktitle = {Swedish Production Symposium 2018},
url = {}