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3DPrinTravel: World Traveler Brings Every Destination a 3D Printed Piece of Itself

Italian engineer Angelo D’Angelo has two big obsessions: travel and 3D printing. Worthy obsessions indeed, even on their own, but the creative D’Angelo has come up with a way to…

Meet The Jetsons as Imagined by Arconic in the 3D Printed Future

I remember watching The Jetsons back when I was a kid – at the time, the technological world the show had built seemed highly fantastical and unrealistic. Just a couple…

How Stratasys Direct Manufacturing Is Using 3D Printing to Help Reshape Detroit

Olympia Entertainment, a subsidiary of multi-billion dollar conglomerate Ilitch Holdings, is using 3D printing technology to redesign downtown Detroit. Specifically, the District Detroit, a world-class development of 50 blocks of…

Jiayuan International Group Partners with WinSun to 3D Print Landscaping Projects, Will Eventually Move Up to Buildings

Property developer Jiayuan International Group is plenty successful already, with an impressive portfolio of property development projects covering approximately 2.6 million square meters across China’s Jiangsu Province. The company specializes in…

Dubai Announces Plans for 3D Printed Residential Building While Future Accelerators Program Gets into Full Swing

Dubai has already inaugurated the world’s first fully 3D printed office building, and is in the process of developing the world’s first fully 3D printed laboratory, so the fact that…

Construction of the 3D Printed Village of Shamballa is Progressing Wonderfully

Since the Italian municipality of Massa Lombarda, in collaboration with WASP, announced that they would be constructing the world’s first 3D printed village, we’ve been eagerly awaiting updates about the…

Australian Company Fastbrick Robotics Introduces a Robot That Can Build a House 4X Faster than a Human

In the year 122, the Roman emperor Hadrian began building a stone wall that would eventually stretch more than 70 miles across Northern England. Constructed as a defensive fortification around…

Dubai Sets Up Rules and Regulations for 3D Printing in Construction, Moving Further Along the Road to Becoming the 3D Printing Center of the World

If any city is likely to earn the title “3D Printing Capital of the World,” it’s Dubai – and that’s exactly their goal. The city-state intends to become the global…

Chinese Construction Company 3D Prints an Entire Two-Story House On-Site in 45 Days

How long does it take to build a house? Obviously it depends on the size of the house and other factors, but somewhere around six or seven months is a…

3D Printing in Concrete to Expand Substantially, Projected to be $56.4 Million Industry by 2021

Construction is one of the main areas 3D printing has been projected to impact substantially, all along. It also tends to be the example of choice for critics asking what…

Dubai Inaugurates First 3D Printed Office Building, Constructed in 17 Days

On hearing mention of Dubai, most of us envision celebrated and extravagant lifestyles featuring piles of gold and private jets, lavish spreads of wealth, and unfathomable luxury, prominently on display for all…

3D Printing: The Stories We Didn’t Cover This Week — May 7

This week’s news covers awards, appointments, new 3D printing facilities and services, and a shoutout to 3D printing from a Google parent company executive. Divergent 3D has received a tech award…

Dubai Industrial City Will be Home to New International Centre for 3D Printing as Accelerated Initiative Continues

Dubai, like Singapore, is a city state. But the distinctions stop there as this emirate, one of seven making up the United Arab Emirates (UAE), is known for opulence and…

Branch Technology Announces Winners of Freeform Home Design Challenge

Last July, Chattanooga startup Branch Technology launched a competition challenging participants to use the company’s patented Cellular Fabrication technology to design a 3D printed single-family home that “rethinks traditional aesthetics, ergonomics, construction,…

Compact Apis Cor 3D Printer Constructs Buildings in One Day

At first glimpse, the world of 3D printing does seem magical, as do the projections for the future. This includes every level, from manufacturing to the desktop. It would seem…

7 Areas In Which 3D Printing Is Surprising Us All

When 3D printing was first introduced over 30 years ago it felt like something more likely to appear in a Star Trek episode than reality. Today, more companies than ever…

Branch Technology 3D Prints Building Walls With World’s Largest Freeform 3D Printer – Launches 3D Printed Home Competition

3D printing is a technology that has more potential than most of us give it credit for. Reason being is that it’s a fabrication process which is capable of minute…

Chinese Unveil Mysterious 3D Printed Houses – Built Out of Unique Material, Able to Withstand Devastating Earthquakes

In the past, we’ve covered many unique uses of 3D printing being utilized in China. Whether it is the 3D printing of titanium medical implants, the creation of large scale…

3D Printed “Hempstone” House Can Replace Cement for Greenhouse Gas Reduction

We have done a number of stories on how 3D printing can help fight climate change, and this is a very interesting application of the technology. Did you know that…

These 3D Printed Building Snaps Together in Minutes, Can Be Packed Up in Trunk of Car

While that wave of the future just keeps cresting and breaking into a flood of innovations and changes for the world, most are greatly enjoying the very interesting ride–and improving…

D-Shape Intern Unveils Plans to 3D Print Unique Buildings in Australia & Beyond

The 3D printing of homes and other large structures has gone from being something you’d expect to read in a science-fiction novel to a technology that has been proven, in…

NASA Challenges Public to 3D Print Real Space Habitats for $2.25 Million in Prizes

3D printing has become a technology that many people believe will help us live better, more efficient lives here on Earth. However, NASA as of late, has been focusing on using…

Renderings & Details Unveiled for Extraordinary 3D Printed Home in New York

Back in August of 2014, 3DPrint.com broke a story on a project originating from New York City architect/contractor Adam Kushner, and the company which he is the president of, D-Shape…

3D Printed Cities — Ittyblox Offers Manhattan’s Flatiron Building in Miniature Form on Kickstarter

Do you have one of those amusing and somewhat irritating snobby city friends — or are you one of those people — who thinks absolutely nothing can top the fine cuisine, upscale shopping,…