Q+A With Brent Wadas: How BotBuilt is Automating Home Construction

Brent Wadas came into the construction industry as a military veteran and entrepreneur. Frustrated by labor shortages and the PB+ icon way labor is generally treated in the U.S., he co-founded BotBuilt, in Durham, N.C., in late 2020 with chief technology officer Barrett Ames and chief operating officer Colin Devine.

In a nutshell, the company seeks to revolutionize housing production using robotic systems cast off by the auto industry and powered by proprietary software to build framing components, including wall panels and engineered trusses, with greater precision and in a fraction of the time and cost of stick-building.

But BotBuilt’s ultimate goal is even more far-reaching: They’re out to solve the housing crisis once and for all and to end homelessness.

Read the complete story at ProBuilder.com.


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