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ACCIONA and a Multidisciplinary Approach to Concrete 3D Printing

In our most recent roundup of 3D printing webinars and events, we told you about the free “Let’s Talk Concrete 3D Printing: A Multidisciplinary Approach” webinar by Spanish company ACCIONA….

Reinforcing Concrete Fabric Formwork with 3D Printed Plastics

In the recently published ‘Tailored flexibility: reinforcing concrete fabric formwork with 3D printed plastics,’ authors Jon Engholt and Dave Pigram create a construction system integrating robotics and new techniques. The…

ACCIONA Inaugurates 3D Printing Center in Dubai for Construction and Infrastructure Applications

Global renewable energy, infrastructure, water, and services company ACCIONA, headquartered in Madrid, opened its first Middle East office in the UAE city of Dubai back in 2008. The company is…

3D Printing News Briefs: July 20, 2018

We’re starting out with some construction news in today’s 3D Printing News Briefs, then following that with a little business, a little metal, and a little 3D design. Russian firm AMT-SPETSAVIA…

Estonian Researchers Create 3D Printable Peat Mixture for Cost-Effective Home Construction

By using 3D printing to fabricate structures ranging from hotels and houses to bridges and bus stops, the global construction industry is able to lower costs and increase production speeds, along with making improved, eco-friendly structures with…

AM.NUS’ New Construction 3D Printing Programme Starts Out in the Toilet

3D printing has enabled the construction industry to lower costs and ramp up production speeds, along with using better building materials and designs to make improved, eco-friendly structures. The Centre for Additive…

New Florida Company Building Robot to Provide County With Affordable, 3D Printed Housing

While I can’t say that 3D printed houses are all the rage for homeowners at this very moment, I’m fairly certain this will change soon. 3D printing in the construction…

Canadian Construction Company 3D Prints Structural Steel Studs to Build Homes

3D printed structures, like houses, office buildings, and bridges, are much more common than they were even a few years ago, and a construction company in Vancouver is introducing new…

3D Printed Concrete Bridge in the Netherlands Officially Open to Cyclists

In 2015, the Eindhoven University of Technology (TU/e) in the Netherlands began developing a giant concrete 3D printer as part of a large-scale research project. The massive 3D printer, which includes…

Cazza Construction Technologies Introduces 3D Printing Construction Robots and Sees High Demand

We first heard about California-based technology startup Cazza Construction Technologies last November, when it entered the scene with its ambitious goal of constructing 3D printed smart cities all around the…

3D Printing News Briefs: August 22, 2017

We’re talking about everything from business and 3D printing materials to outer space in today’s 3D Printing News Briefs. Using a new digital platform, thyssenkrupp has connected all of the machines…

CyBe Construction Releasing 3D Printable Mortar in 2016, Eyes On-Site 3D Concrete Printing Next

One year ago, CyBe Construction founder and managing director Berry Hendriks succeeded in cracking the concrete 3D printing technology that he started developing in November of 2013. The goal of…

Arup Shows Off Cutting Edge of 3D Printing Construction

Back in1946, the philosopher and engineer Ove Arup opened a consulting engineering practice in London, and Arup became well-known for his firm’s collaborations with the leading and avant-garde architects of…

Contour Crafting Inventor Dr. Khoshnevis: Widespread 3D Printed Homes in 5 Years, High-Rises in 10 Years

Exclusive interview with Dr. Behrokh Khoshnevis: Contour Crafting machines will be available starting at around $200,000 within a couple of years.  Machine is now capable of printing concrete walls, insulation and…

‘Museum of the Future’ to be Built in Dubai Using 3D Printing Construction Techniques — Ready by 2017

We all know Dubai as one of the fastest developing cities on the planet. It’s also one of the most technologically advanced, and features structures built with some of the most…