Urban3D focuses on developing digital fabrication and natural material solutions for construction in order to foster sustainable urban development using technology. Their mission is to partner with governments and developers to eradicate houselessness in the next 15 years. The company’s first product is a 3D printer that produces concrete slabs faster and more cheaply and without wasting any materials. The company is working to create a process that will enable building ten times faster at one-tenth of the cost.
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Urban3D is a 2016 Global Urban Innovator showcased at the New Cities Summit 2016 in Montréal, Canada.