3D printing and VR key to meeting UK government’s 2025 construction strategy targets

A new research report by Arup Associates for the British Council of Offices has suggested that technologies such as 3D printing and virtual reality could help to make the office construction industry—and construction industry at large—more efficient. According to the report, 3D printing and VR could help to cut back on both waste and costs.

More specifically, Arup Associates, a management consulting company, has indicated that both technologies could enable the British Council of Offices to meet the government’s 2025 construction strategy targets.

As the report says, “If the UK construction industry is to come close to the ambitious targets in the government’s 2025 construction strategy, there needs to be a re-think about how we design, procure and construct buildings in the future.”

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