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The United States is grappling with a significant housing shortage, with the rate of new home construction still trailing behind the pre-2008 financial crisis levels. The scarcity of new housing, coupled with high costs stemming from a limited labor pool and fluctuating raw material prices, exacerbates this issue. Terran Robotics offers an innovative solution by employing one of the most ancient and abundantly available materials – clay – to build adobe homes. Despite its raw material being exceptionally low-cost, adobe has evolved into a luxury building material due to the labor-intensive construction process.Terran Robotics is revolutionizing this sector by automating the construction of adobe homes. This groundbreaking approach not only streamlines the building process but also significantly reduces costs, making what was once considered a premium housing option accessible to a broader audience. Through automation, Terran Robotics is addressing the critical need for affordable housing while simultaneously breathing new life into one of humanity’s oldest building materials, offering a sustainable and cost-effective solution to the current housing crisis.