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About Dan Engström

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This blog by Dan Engström is about the current transition in construction - from project-based logic to product-based logic.Dan is an industry researcher at NCC Engineering in Göteborg, Sweden and an adjunct professor at LTU in Luleå. All material in this blog is licensed Creative Commons by-nc-sa. Download, change and share anything.

Posts by Dan Engström:

Is Lean a dead end for construction?

Is Lean a dead end for construction?

Lean is great. We identify what activities provide client value and improve them. We then identify what activities do not provide client value and eliminate them. We then start over. Piece of cake? Well. It sounds easy, but the actual implementation is hard because for construction it requires a new mind-set. People tend to adopt(…)

Building products and platforms

Building products and platforms

The Swedish construction sector is in a major transition at the moment. The step-change we are aiming for is to radically lower production costs so that the construction price index approaches the retailer price index. There’s a post here that motivates why we’re so eager to change. In short, contractors are aiming to move up(…)