Habitat for Humanity kicks off work on its first 3D-printed U.S. home in Tempe, Arizona

In Arizona, the state with the fourth most dire affordable housing shortage according to National Low Income Housing Coalition (NLIHC)’s recently released Gap report, the Central Arizona chapter of global nonprofit Habitat for Humanity is looking to pave the way for new modes of sustainable, scalable low-cost housing across the Grand Canyon State. How? With the aid of ample local largesse and a massive 3D printer imported from Germany.

While Habitat for Humanity has historically been quick to embrace emerging construction methods that help to drive down construction costs and boost efficiency, Habitat for Humanity Central Arizona’s latest build, a solar-ready single-family residence overlooking Clark Park in Tempe, marks

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