The housing needs of people effectively, efficiently, cost-effectively, and in a planet-friendly way is a crucial challenge. The approach suggested by Mighty Buildings CTO Dmitry Starodubtsev, combining pre-fabrication, 3D printing, automation, and Zero Net Energy (ZNE), aligns with several sustainable practices and can offer benefits.
Some key points are, Pre-fabrication and 3D Printing for reducing waste and improved design flexibility automation for increased efficiency and precision. Zero Net Energy (ZNE) can reduce reliance on traditional energy sources and mitigates the carbon footprint associated with housing. By combining these strategies, it is possible to improve construction efficiency, reduce waste, minimize energy consumption, and decrease the environmental impact of housing. The entire life cycle of the housing solutions, including the sourcing of materials, transportation, and eventual disposal or recycling of components, ensures a holistic approach to sustainability.