This start-up is 3D-printing an entire neighbourhood in Mexico

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New Story is using 3D printing to build secure homes for families in Tabasco, Mexico. Image: Joshua Perez/New Story

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Makeshift homes are commonplace in Tabasco. Image: New Story/Joe Gonzales
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The new 3D homes are 500 square feet and built to last. Image: New Story/Joshua Perez
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Work begins on a new two-bedroom house. Image: New Story/Joshua Perez
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Mexico's average wages are below the OECD average. Image: OECD
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