Tech

Homebuilder hopes 3D printing will solve worker shortages, tests tech in 100 homes

Enlarge / Icon’s Vulcan construction system 3D-prints walls layer by layer using specially formulated concrete. (credit: ICON Technology, Inc. ) Construction companies have been experimenting with 3D printing for years, but next year, a major homebuilder is going to break ground in Austin, Texas, on what will be the largest such development to date. The […]

Business

Housing flips the Downturn script: Costs will keep Climbing up to a year, However, here Is how the party Will Probably Finish

It is the incredible, unforeseen flourish at the most basic, economically sensitive region of the industry you would think would position among the hardest hit by the worst downturn in years: home. As reported by a leading industry specialist, the present rampage in costs will continue running for months ahead, even since the exceptional earnings […]