Answering the call for affordable housing

Through two vanguard public-private partnerships, Virginia Tech faculty and students in the Myers-Lawson School of Construction(MLSOC) are pursuing low-cost, high-tech, and data-driven approaches to making home ownership more attainable. Philip Agee, Andrew McCoy, and Kereshmeh Afsari are leading a project that aims to design and produce a 3D-printed single-family concrete home in the greater Richmond metropolitan area. The pilot project will explore the cost savings and efficiencies of using concrete 3D-printing technology to build affordable homes in Virginia and beyond. 

Read the full article in the November 2020 College of Architecture and Urban Studies Newsletter.