Our oceans are in pretty bad shape these days. As are the plants and animals that call them home. From sea-animal deaths to once-pristine beaches littered with waste, the evidence of the ocean plastic crisis is all around us. If we stick to this trajectory, Earth’s oceans will have more plastic in them than fish by 2050, according to a study released last month by the Ocean Conservancy.
There aren’t a ton of ways to build a house other than the way houses have always been built, which is to say, by putting up four walls then adding a roof. This ages-old technique had to be modernized at some point, though, and as with everything else in our lives these days, technology’s delivering that modernization. In this case, instead of being built the old-fashioned way, houses can now be printed.
Topics: 3D Printing