Breaking Ground: CASA-i vs. Traditional Concrete Construction in Puerto Rico

In the dynamic realm of construction, innovation is key. CASA-i, nestled in Puerto Rico, is revolutionizing the housing sector with prefab modular homes constructed from the highest-grade concrete. Let's delve into the key distinctions that set CASA-i apart from traditional concrete construction methods prevalent in Puerto Rico.

1. Speed of Construction:

Traditional Construction: The conventional method of on-site concrete construction often demands extensive timeframes, subject to weather delays and on-site complexities.  

CASA-i's Approach: Prefab modular homes by CASA-i are constructed in a controlled factory environment. This not only minimizes weather-related disruptions but significantly accelerates construction timelines, providing homeowners with swift and efficient housing solutions.

2. Structural Integrity:

Traditional Construction: While traditional concrete construction methods are robust, the potential for inconsistencies in on-site mixing and pouring exists.

CASA-i's Approach: Precision is paramount in CASA-i's prefab homes. Each component is crafted with exacting standards in a controlled factory setting, ensuring unparalleled structural integrity. The highest-grade concrete is utilized, offering a level of reliability that stands up to the test of time and natural disasters.

3. Customization and Design:

Traditional Construction: Customizing traditional concrete structures can be challenging and often incurs additional costs.

CASA-i's Approach: Flexibility is a hallmark of CASA-i's prefab modular homes. Whether it's a cozy single-family unit or a multi-story residence, the design possibilities are vast. CASA-i empowers homeowners wit choices without compromising quality or breaking the bank.

4. Environmental Impact:

Traditional Construction: Traditional construction methods may generate more waste, and the environmental impact can be significant.

CASA-i's Approach: Sustainability is at the core of CASA-i's mission. From eco-friendly materials to energy-efficient designs, our prefab modular homes contribute to a greener Puerto Rico. The controlled manufacturing environment also minimizes waste, aligning with our commitment to environmental responsibility.

5. Cost Efficiency:

Traditional Construction: Traditional construction projects can be associated with higher labor costs, particularly in areas with unique weather challenges.

CASA-i's Approach: CASA-i offers a cost-effective alternative. The controlled manufacturing environment reduces labor costs, and the swift construction process further contributes to overall affordability without compromising quality.


In the vibrant tapestry of Puerto Rico's construction landscape, CASA-i emerges as a game-changer. The differences between CASA-i's prefab modular homes and traditional concrete construction are not merely in materials but in a commitment to efficiency, sustainability, and creating homes that stand resilient against the island's unique challenges.

Connect with CASA-i today and witness the evolution of housing in Puerto Rico.


Here is a nice infographic on the history of 3D printing:

Infographic History Timeline 3d printing
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Construction of a 3D printed home using a gantry.
GAN•TRY (n.) - a bridge-like overhead structure with a platform supporting equipment such as a crane, railroad signals, lights, or cameras (Oxford).
Building Resilient Futures: CASA-i's Prefab Homes in Puerto Rico