How 3D Printing Is Revolutionizing Affordable Housing

How 3D Printing Is Revolutionizing Affordable Housing
technology

PSFK's consulting team looks at how architects are beginning to adapt the on-demand technology for rapid construction.

Timothy Ryan, PSFK Labs
  • 6 january 2013

As 3D printing solutions advance in terms of available materials and scale, architects are beginning to adapt the on-demand technology for use in the construction of dwellings and other structures, ushering in the next stage of prefab buildings. Whether creating the units in pieces or in some cases, pre-assembled wholes, the on-demand nature of architecture is changing the pace at which areas can be developed, while reducing associated labor and costs. Here are two of the best examples that PSFK Labs has seen around the theme of click-to-print housing.

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