David Chandler and constructionEDGE offer insights, information and opinions on many aspects of the construction and housing industry. David draws on extensive experience in the Australian and Asia Pacific markets in the construction industry and he is a leader of insights into Modern Methods of Construction and Enterprise.


quote-leftConstruction’s future will be in great shape when the sum of all its parts align to deliver the industry’s customers of a better deal. Informed customers will be central to making this happen. Informing them how will be a precondition

David Chandler OAM, RICS COBRA 2015 Conference



DAVID CHANDLER OAM – Construction & Housing Industry Expert

  • Leader of insights into construction’s future in the Asia Pacific markets,
  • Working with organisations and individuals who plan to be part of that future,
  • Belief that construction’s future will depend on delivering a much better deal to its customers,
  • Committed to ensuring construction maintains public confidence and support,
  • Australia’s construction future depends on better industry and academic collaboration …

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construction edgeOver the years, David Chandler has collected many photographs of construction & housing.

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Shutting the garage door after the car has bolted

November 10th, 2016|Comments Off on Shutting the garage door after the car has bolted

What to do with flat blocks, cars and snout houses? Will the transformation of car use and ownership be permanently recorded by housing typographies that demonstrate how awkwardly planners and subserviently policy makers navigated this period of urban planning history?

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What kind of architects will be in demand in a modern construction industry?

October 26th, 2016|Comments Off on What kind of architects will be in demand in a modern construction industry?

GUEST CONTRIBUTOR - JIANING LUO Off-Site Manufacture and Construction (OSCM) is at the heart of the modern construction industry. Today’s architects are facing more challenges than ever before. Many architects realize that they are gradually losing control of projects. Architects

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Talkin’ Rubbish – Construction Waste unconstrained by profit, but not cost to consumer?

October 17th, 2016|Comments Off on Talkin’ Rubbish – Construction Waste unconstrained by profit, but not cost to consumer?

This article was jointly prepared and published by Associate Professor Vivian Tam and Adjunct Fellow David Chandler - Construction: SCEM Western Sydney University. Despite the green claims industry makes about the growing amount of the waste it creates being recycled,

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Construction Futures Lecture Series – ‘Will your company be beaten by 10 percent in a tender some time soon?’

October 4th, 2016|Comments Off on Construction Futures Lecture Series – ‘Will your company be beaten by 10 percent in a tender some time soon?’

The implications of the digitisation, industrialization and global thematics now pushing construction into a modern era are too powerful to ignore. Tomorrow’s constructors should not be dazzled by these forces, they should take the time to envision and consider what

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What’s the Biggest Risk in Construction Today?

September 13th, 2016|Comments Off on What’s the Biggest Risk in Construction Today?

No matter who you talk to in the construction value chain, there will be a different view of construction risk and who should bear it. My article in today's Sourceable (link below) elaborates on what I firmly believe today's construction

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NSW Affordable Housing – Challenge and Market Failure

August 16th, 2016|Comments Off on NSW Affordable Housing – Challenge and Market Failure

The time for debating affordability must have passed. It’s time for action. The problem in New South Wales and across Australia. Over the last 15 years, Australia’s housing supplies have failed to meet the needs of an increasing number of

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