3d printed construction

3D Printing in Construction: ICON Seed Funding Yields $9 Million

3D Printing in Construction: ICON Seed Funding Yields $9 Million

3D printing continues to grow around the world, not just in popularity with makers in the mainstream, but also in a wide range of different important industries. The technology of 3D printing is making significant impacts in the way many of us create and are inspired today, as well as manufacture products. While in many […]

3D printing continues to grow around the world, not just in popularity with makers in the mainstream, but also in a wide range of different important industries. The technology of 3D printing is making significant impacts in the way many of us create and are inspired...
3D Printhuset Announces New Company Dedicated to Construction 3D Printing

3D Printhuset Announces New Company Dedicated to Construction 3D Printing

While there are many companies around that specialize in 3D printed construction, Denmark’s 3D Printhuset has become one of the most prominent. It is a company that does not believe in hype, rather choosing to take a realistic approach to large-scale 3D printing and deliver quality results. Last year, 3D Printhuset presented the Building On Demand, […]

While there are many companies around that specialize in 3D printed construction, Denmark’s 3D Printhuset has become one of the most prominent. It is a company that does not believe in hype, rather choosing to take a realistic approach to large-scale 3D printing...
SCRIM: New Method of 3D Printing Concrete Uses Mesh to Create Lightweight Structures

SCRIM: New Method of 3D Printing Concrete Uses Mesh to Create Lightweight Structures

3D printed construction is a growing field, with new methods being developed on a regular basis. The latest comes from the Centre for Information Technology and Architecture (CITA) of the Royal Danish Academy of Fine Arts and the Danish Technological Institute, where researchers have developed a new hybrid construction concept called Sparse Concrete Reinforcement in Meshworks, […]

3D printed construction is a growing field, with new methods being developed on a regular basis. The latest comes from the Centre for Information Technology and Architecture (CITA) of the Royal Danish Academy of Fine Arts and the Danish Technological Institute, where...
How Economically Viable is 3D Printing Concrete For Construction?

How Economically Viable is 3D Printing Concrete For Construction?

3D printed concrete construction is becoming a practice that is being taken more seriously than ever before, as bridges, houses and other structures are being printed and shown to be effective. A new study entitled “Practice-oriented buildability criteria for developing 3D-printable concretes in the context of digital construction” takes a look at the process of […]

3D printed concrete construction is becoming a practice that is being taken more seriously than ever before, as bridges, houses and other structures are being printed and shown to be effective. A new study entitled “Practice-oriented buildability criteria for...
How to 3D Print a Bicycle Bridge? Study Discusses Dutch Concrete Printing Project

How to 3D Print a Bicycle Bridge? Study Discusses Dutch Concrete Printing Project

In 2017, the world’s first prestressed 3D printed concrete bicycle bridge officially opened to cyclists. It was created by the Eindhoven University of Technology (TU/e) in collaboration with construction company  BAM Infra, and was installed in the Dutch village of Gemert. The bridge was part of a research project that involved the development of a giant concrete 3D printer, […]

In 2017, the world’s first prestressed 3D printed concrete bicycle bridge officially opened to cyclists. It was created by the Eindhoven University of Technology (TU/e) in collaboration with construction company  BAM Infra, and was installed in the Dutch village...
SEArch+ and Apis Cor Take Top Prize in Latest Level of NASA’s 3D Printed Habitat Challenge

SEArch+ and Apis Cor Take Top Prize in Latest Level of NASA’s 3D Printed Habitat Challenge

Since NASA’s 3D Printed Habitat Challenge began, it has been fascinating to follow the competition as it moves through its multiple levels and phases. At its inception in 2014 the competition, asked participants to work towards designing habitats that could be 3D printed using materials found on Mars. The competition is structured in three phases. […]

Since NASA’s 3D Printed Habitat Challenge began, it has been fascinating to follow the competition as it moves through its multiple levels and phases. At its inception in 2014 the competition, asked participants to work towards designing habitats that could be...
Study Highlights Options for Reinforcing 3D Printed Concrete

Study Highlights Options for Reinforcing 3D Printed Concrete

3D printing with concrete is causing a shift in the construction industry, but as some experts have pointed out, we need to be careful not to get too caught up in the hype as opposed to the reality of the technology. One thing that many people forget is that 3D printed concrete still needs to […]

3D printing with concrete is causing a shift in the construction industry, but as some experts have pointed out, we need to be careful not to get too caught up in the hype as opposed to the reality of the technology. One thing that many people forget is that 3D...
Live Demonstration of ACES Concrete 3D Printing Technology at CERL to 3D Print Barracks: Part 3

Live Demonstration of ACES Concrete 3D Printing Technology at CERL to 3D Print Barracks: Part 3

As part of a three-year program called Automated Construction of Expeditionary Structures (ACES), last year the US Army 3D printed a complete barracks, also known as a B-Hut, out of a patented concrete mixture. The program is researching 3D printing as a way to build semi-permanent structures out of concrete, made from locally available materials – the […]

As part of a three-year program called Automated Construction of Expeditionary Structures (ACES), last year the US Army 3D printed a complete barracks, also known as a B-Hut, out of a patented concrete mixture. The program is researching 3D printing as a way to build...
Live Demonstration of ACES Concrete 3D Printing Technology at CERL US Army to Print house in a day: Part 1

Live Demonstration of ACES Concrete 3D Printing Technology at CERL US Army to Print house in a day: Part 1

Last August, the US Army 3D printed a complete barracks, also known as a B-Hut, out of concrete, as part of a three-year program called Automated Construction of Expeditionary Structures (ACES). The ACES program is looking into 3D printing as a means to create semi-permanent structures out of concrete that’s made from locally available materials; the overall […]

Last August, the US Army 3D printed a complete barracks, also known as a B-Hut, out of concrete, as part of a three-year program called Automated Construction of Expeditionary Structures (ACES). The ACES program is looking into 3D printing as a means to create...
3D Printed Cylinders Tower Over Mars Surface in Latest Design for Habitat Challenge

3D Printed Cylinders Tower Over Mars Surface in Latest Design for Habitat Challenge

NASA’s 3D Printed Habitat Challenge has seen several companies competing for a high honor – to design the first habitats for humans on Mars and the moon. Using 3D printing, these competitors have proven their ability to create structures such as cones, cylinders and beams. The most recent phase of the competition takes things to […]

NASA’s 3D Printed Habitat Challenge has seen several companies competing for a high honor – to design the first habitats for humans on Mars and the moon. Using 3D printing, these competitors have proven their ability to create structures such as cones,...
3D Printhuset Introduces the BOD2 Construction 3D Printer

3D Printhuset Introduces the BOD2 Construction 3D Printer

One of the leaders of the 3D printed construction movement has been 3D Printhuset. Late last year, the Danish company completed 3D printing on the Building on Demand, or BOD, the first 3D printed building in Europe to meet strict European building codes. Recently, 3D Printhuset developed the BOD2 construction 3D printer, an upgraded version […]

One of the leaders of the 3D printed construction movement has been 3D Printhuset. Late last year, the Danish company completed 3D printing on the Building on Demand, or BOD, the first 3D printed building in Europe to meet strict European building codes. Recently, 3D...
Makelab Founders Discuss 3D Printing and Sustainability

Makelab Founders Discuss 3D Printing and Sustainability

Makelab is a 3D printing service bureau located in New York City and run by Co-Founders and Managing Partners Christina Perla and Manny Mota. The company is passionate about 3D printing customer service, and sustainability; Makelab is looking to use 3D printing to leave a positive imprint on the world rather than a negative, plastic-clogged […]

Makelab is a 3D printing service bureau located in New York City and run by Co-Founders and Managing Partners Christina Perla and Manny Mota. The company is passionate about 3D printing customer service, and sustainability; Makelab is looking to use 3D printing to...
AM.NUS’ New Construction 3D Printing Programme Starts Out in the Toilet

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 Manufacturing (AM.NUS) at the National University of Singapore (NUS) is joining the 3D printed construction party with the launch of its Construction 3D Printing Programme, supported by […]

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 Manufacturing (AM.NUS) at the National University...
Australian Company Mirreco to 3D Print Homes from Hemp

Australian Company Mirreco to 3D Print Homes from Hemp

The fact that there continue to be advances in the areas of green building should come as no surprise. What is fascinating to watch, however, are the ways in which those developments occur. It requires a great deal of thinking outside of the box and the consideration of a wide variety of complicated factors to […]

The fact that there continue to be advances in the areas of green building should come as no surprise. What is fascinating to watch, however, are the ways in which those developments occur. It requires a great deal of thinking outside of the box and the consideration...
Tiny Houses for Rich People: Walden Monterey Community Introduces 3D Printed Pods

Tiny Houses for Rich People: Walden Monterey Community Introduces 3D Printed Pods

Millennials are commonly known for eschewing the lifestyle choices of previous generations, choosing to do things differently and, often, more conscientiously when it comes to the Earth and the environment. The popularity of tiny houses demonstrates a rejection of material goods, although ironically, sometimes tiny houses can cost more than full-sized ones. And the tinier […]

Millennials are commonly known for eschewing the lifestyle choices of previous generations, choosing to do things differently and, often, more conscientiously when it comes to the Earth and the environment. The popularity of tiny houses demonstrates a rejection of...
Constructora Conconcreto Finishes Colombia’s First 3D Printed House

Constructora Conconcreto Finishes Colombia’s First 3D Printed House

3D printed construction is springing up all over the world. Dubai has famously proclaimed that it plans to have a significant percentage of its homes 3D printed in the near future, and has already been proving its capabilities with the 3D printing of an office building and a laboratory. There have been multiple 3D printed […]

3D printed construction is springing up all over the world. Dubai has famously proclaimed that it plans to have a significant percentage of its homes 3D printed in the near future, and has already been proving its capabilities with the 3D printing of an office...
Luminous 3D Printed Pavilion Highlights Courtyard of Chinese Bed and Breakfast

Luminous 3D Printed Pavilion Highlights Courtyard of Chinese Bed and Breakfast

In the Chinese village of Shanyinwu, in Tonglu County in Huangzhou, is a pleasant-looking stone bed and breakfast that occupies a sloping plot facing a reservoir with a hillside filling the background behind it. LEI House, as the B&B is called, is a three-story building with a large courtyard and garden in front of it, […]

In the Chinese village of Shanyinwu, in Tonglu County in Huangzhou, is a pleasant-looking stone bed and breakfast that occupies a sloping plot facing a reservoir with a hillside filling the background behind it. LEI House, as the B&B is called, is a three-story...
3D Printhuset Breaks Through the Hype Around 3D Printed Construction

3D Printhuset Breaks Through the Hype Around 3D Printed Construction

There’s been a lot of excitement around 3D printed construction lately – particularly around the speed at which houses can be 3D printed. Just a few days ago, Spanish startup Be More 3D unveiled their construction 3D printer, designed to print houses in 12 hours or less. It’s not the first company to make claims […]

There’s been a lot of excitement around 3D printed construction lately – particularly around the speed at which houses can be 3D printed. Just a few days ago, Spanish startup Be More 3D unveiled their construction 3D printer, designed to print houses in 12...
Spanish Startup 3D Prints Houses in 12 Hours or Less

Spanish Startup 3D Prints Houses in 12 Hours or Less

It seems as though the world is filling up with 3D printed houses these days. Designs for a tiny 3D printed cabin and a sustainable 3D printed house offer solutions to housing crises around the world, and the 3D printed YHNOVA house is now ready for tenants to move in. Next week, Italy will be showcasing a 3D […]

It seems as though the world is filling up with 3D printed houses these days. Designs for a tiny 3D printed cabin and a sustainable 3D printed house offer solutions to housing crises around the world, and the 3D printed YHNOVA house is now ready for tenants to move...
MX3D’s 3D Printed Bridge Project Takes One More Step Closer to Completion

MX3D’s 3D Printed Bridge Project Takes One More Step Closer to Completion

In Amsterdam, as the Oudezijds Achterburgwal canal winds through the city, a series of more than 1,000 bridges are in place to help pedestrians get from one side to the other. One of those bridges is a temporary structure, made of concrete and unattractive with graffiti scribbled along its sides. Soon, this bridge will be replaced […]

In Amsterdam, as the Oudezijds Achterburgwal canal winds through the city, a series of more than 1,000 bridges are in place to help pedestrians get from one side to the other. One of those bridges is a temporary structure, made of concrete and unattractive with...
One-Bedroom House Showcases the Benefits of 3D Printing

One-Bedroom House Showcases the Benefits of 3D Printing

Next month, from April 17th to 22nd, Milan, Italy will be hosting its Design Week, Salone del Mobile, a massive trade show aimed at designers of all things for the home, inside and out. The trade show is in its 56th year and has attracted nearly 350,000 attendees. Those attendees will be seeing a lot this […]

Next month, from April 17th to 22nd, Milan, Italy will be hosting its Design Week, Salone del Mobile, a massive trade show aimed at designers of all things for the home, inside and out. The trade show is in its 56th year and has attracted nearly 350,000 attendees....
3D Printable Self Reinforced Strain Hardening Cement Composite Developed at University of Michigan

3D Printable Self Reinforced Strain Hardening Cement Composite Developed at University of Michigan

Concrete has been in use as far back as 6,500 BCE when the Bedouins in Southern Syria and Northern Jordan used it in construction. More famously, the Romans used concrete to build structures such as the Colosseum and the Pantheon. Their mixture was made of quicklime and a type of volcanic ash that was then […]

Concrete has been in use as far back as 6,500 BCE when the Bedouins in Southern Syria and Northern Jordan used it in construction. More famously, the Romans used concrete to build structures such as the Colosseum and the Pantheon. Their mixture was made of quicklime...
What Possibilities Does the Future Hold for 3D Printed Construction?

What Possibilities Does the Future Hold for 3D Printed Construction?

There is no doubt that 3D printing will impact the design and production of buildings, whether residential or commercial. Efforts are underway to understand how traditional building materials, techniques, and aesthetics can be impacted through the introduction of 3D printing. The question that remains, once we determine what the possibilities are, is whether or not […]

There is no doubt that 3D printing will impact the design and production of buildings, whether residential or commercial. Efforts are underway to understand how traditional building materials, techniques, and aesthetics can be impacted through the introduction of 3D...
10 of the Most-Read 3D Printing Stories of 2017

10 of the Most-Read 3D Printing Stories of 2017

At 3DPrint.com, we publish a lot of stories over the course of a year; 2,500 in 2017. As the news comes in and goes out to our readers, we take note of what trends are happening in the 3D printing world, but we can never fully predict which stories are going to stand out with […]

At 3DPrint.com, we publish a lot of stories over the course of a year; 2,500 in 2017. As the news comes in and goes out to our readers, we take note of what trends are happening in the 3D printing world, but we can never fully predict which stories are going to stand...
Winsun Uses Recycled Material to 3D Print Sustainable Bus Stop in China

Winsun Uses Recycled Material to 3D Print Sustainable Bus Stop in China

When you’re waiting outside for public transportation, it’s nice to have someplace to sit down and get out of the elements – that’s why they invented the simple, but ingenious, bus stop. The Shanghai-based engineering, architecture, and construction company Winsun, which recently presented at what’s being touted by 3D Printhuset as the largest 3D construction […]

When you’re waiting outside for public transportation, it’s nice to have someplace to sit down and get out of the elements – that’s why they invented the simple, but ingenious, bus stop. The Shanghai-based engineering, architecture, and...
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