Happy Holidays from the GovDesignHub Team

The GovDesignHub will be back with even more content in 2023. We would like to thank you for visiting us in 2022, and encourage you to come back in the New Year to see what we’ve got in store. Have a safe…

The Top 5 GovDesignHub Stories of 2022 Show the Line Blurring Between AEC and Manufacturing

As we say farewell to 2022 and are preparing to welcome 2023, we would like to take a look back to see what trends shaped the architecture, engineering, and construction (AEC) and manufacturing industries during the past year. And, if…

4 Challenges that Delay Government AEC Projects

It’s not a secret that government architecture, engineering, and construction (AEC) projects oftentimes exceed budgets and take more time to complete than originally anticipated. As a matter of fact, according to the Washington Post, the Silver Line extension for the…

The Technologies Enabling the 3D Printing of Affordable Homes

In a previous article on the GovDesignHub, we sat down with Peter Evans, assistant professor of industrial design at Iowa State University, to discuss an exciting program that is exploring the use of 3D printing to reduce the cost of…

Is 3D Printing the Answer to America’s Affordable Housing Crisis?

While it’s a topic that many Americans might be reluctant to talk about, our country has a legitimate housing problem. Many Americans are forced to live in unsuitable housing because they can’t afford a home that’s more appropriate for their…