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Looking to the Future of Off-Site Construction

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Looking to the Future of Off-Site Construction

Is off-site construction the solution to affordability?

October 22, 2020
Mighty Buildings' 3D printer
Mighty Buildings 3D printer

This week's segment of The Weekly looks at the state of off-site construction. Is this alternative building method gaining momentum? Can it help relieve the scarcity of affordable housing? 

Builders' attitudes toward off-site construction methods have remained the same for nearly a decade. Now with the pandemic and key housing issues being pushed to the forefront, some builders are changing their opinions. In addition, more off-site construction companies have emerged, including the 3D printing service Mighty Buildings, which now has a potential partnership with production builder Meritage Homes.

What will it take for builders to adopt more off-site construction methods? What could it mean for the industry, and does 3D printing really stand a chance?


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