building innovation

Tennessee-based Branch Technology 3D prints material that solidifies in midair as it’s being printed—resulting in lightweight structures and custom designs.

Since 2013, the Department of Energy has honored innovative builders constructing zero energy ready homes. This year’s winners include 26 homes in 18 states.

The United States' first multi-story 3D printed house will use a hybridized design approach that couples 3DCP innovations with tried-and-true wood framing techniques.

An Arizona company has devised a homebuilding system that creates an entire structure out of lightweight foam covered with a cement composite.

The recipients demonstrate innovative, sustainable design. And several show that, with housing, small can be mighty.

A Colorado housing developer takes a Toyota-inspired lean manufacturing approach to produce modular units more efficiently.

Assembly OSM brings auto and plane technologies to residential construction.

A California housing development benefits from hybrid modular-panel construction by Plant Prefab.