Architects and developers around the world are racing to design and create the world's first 3D printed homes.
The development of this technology is a breakthrough - something that will have profound implications for housing affordability and customisation.
While the earliest 3D printing technologies first became visible in the late 1980s, it's only recently that people have really started to embrace and utilise the technology.
A Shanghai-based construction firm WinSun Decoration Design Engineering is arguably at the forefront of 3D-printed housing, unveiling one of the first 3D constructed buildings in the world. The 5-storey apartment building was made entirely by giant 3D printers.