3D printing is the construction of a three-dimensional object from a digital model, and it’s now being used in a multitude of applications -- from aircraft components to running shoes, cars to orthopaedic implants and prosthetic limbs. And one of the latest to come to market is houses. You can now live in a home printed out by a computer. There are some big advantages … [Read more...] about 3D printed houses.
41 amazing people. 41 inspiring conversations. Cynthia Muller. Richard Rothstein. Andre Perry. Charmaine Curtis. Lyneir Richardson. Darryl Scipio. Libby Seifel. Beth Silverman. Patrick Quinton. Daniel Parolek. Charles Durrett. Heather Hood. Diana Lind. Scott Flynn. Atticus LeBlanc. Sam Ruben. Andrew Luong. Stephanie Gripne. Shannon Mudd. Ken Weinstein. Garry Gilliam. Andy … [Read more...] about One year. 41 more conversations.
Andrew Luong has deconstructed the often lengthy and confusing process of small scale real estate investment, making it accessible to everyone. He and his partner, Justin, created Doorvest as a turnkey service built entirely online. They help their clients find a property, borrow the funds to renovate it and then sell the finished package to them. Keeping it as simple as … [Read more...] about Andrew loves real estate.
Scott Ehlert is the co-founder of Fabric Workshop, a company focused on low carbon, mass timber building technologies for California’s livable future. Scott is designing a proprietary hollow core mass timber plate, column, and wall system that uses 50% less wood fiber and will cost 10-35% less overall than for a CLT (cross laminated timber) structure. The system will also … [Read more...] about Mass timber for the masses.
The US may be facing the most severe housing crisis in its history. Restrictive building regulations and zoning have pushed real estate prices out of reach for more and more Americans. The problem, which has been growing for the last fifty years, has been sharply accelerated by the pandemic. While some progress is being made, the rate of homelessness is … [Read more...] about The potential of unused space.