As the largest consumer of raw materials and producer of around 11% of the world's carbon, the construction sector can always use inspired innovators. Architectural startup Azure is 3D printing prefab homes with recycled plastic materials. The company aims to provide a range of house models in the most sustainable ways imaginable.
Construction is 70% faster and 30% cheaper than traditional methods. Since the company uses plastics found in bottles and food packaging instead of poured concrete like many other 3D printed home solutions, the company says its supply chain will never be short in our lifetime.