Future cities could be 3D printed " and greener

Published Mar 04 2022 at 7:14 AM GMT
  • 3D printed concrete may lead to a shift in architecture and construction.
  • Because it can be used to produce new shapes and forms that current technologies struggle with, it may change the centuries-old processes and procedures that are still used to construct buildings, resulting in lower costs and saved time.
  • However, concrete has a significant environmental impact.
  • Vast quantities of natural sand are currently used to meet the world's insatiable appetite for concrete, at great cost to the environment.
  • In general, the construction industry struggles with sustainability.



  • Published Mar 4, 2022 7:14 AM GMT