3d printed construction

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...
17 Top 3D Printing Themes of 2017

17 Top 3D Printing Themes of 2017

2017 has been, by any measure, an eventful year, and as always the end of December brings us to a retrospective season as we look back on all that has happened. For us, that means a look back on some of the major happenings in the 3D printing industry, as each year we look into […]

2017 has been, by any measure, an eventful year, and as always the end of December brings us to a retrospective season as we look back on all that has happened. For us, that means a look back on some of the major happenings in the 3D printing industry, as each year we...
CyBe Construction Demonstrates Speed, 3D Printing Five Concrete Benches in One Day

CyBe Construction Demonstrates Speed, 3D Printing Five Concrete Benches in One Day

3D printed concrete construction is something that seemed laughable one moment, then the next moment was happening everywhere. Multiple companies sprang up with their own concrete 3D printers and printing technologies, and suddenly printing houses and bridges was a serious idea that soon became reality. One of the earliest companies to arrive on the 3D […]

3D printed concrete construction is something that seemed laughable one moment, then the next moment was happening everywhere. Multiple companies sprang up with their own concrete 3D printers and printing technologies, and suddenly printing houses and bridges was a...
3D Printing Completed on 3D Printhuset’s Building On Demand

3D Printing Completed on 3D Printhuset’s Building On Demand

3D Printhuset works fast – or it may be more accurate to say the company’s 3D printers work fast. In early September, 3D Printhuset began construction on what would be the first 3D printed building in Europe to meet European building codes, hosting a ribbon cutting ceremony shortly thereafter. The Building On Demand, or BOD, […]

3D Printhuset works fast – or it may be more accurate to say the company’s 3D printers work fast. In early September, 3D Printhuset began construction on what would be the first 3D printed building in Europe to meet European building codes, hosting a...
Homed Project Uses 3D Printing to Provide Temporary Accommodation for Homeless

Homed Project Uses 3D Printing to Provide Temporary Accommodation for Homeless

Every major city has problems with homelessness. New York City, however, is one of the worst: the Coalition for the Homeless estimates that more than 61,000 people are sleeping in the city’s homeless shelters every night, with thousands more spending the nights on the streets, subways, or other public spaces. The problem is a complicated […]

Every major city has problems with homelessness. New York City, however, is one of the worst: the Coalition for the Homeless estimates that more than 61,000 people are sleeping in the city’s homeless shelters every night, with thousands more spending the nights...
Canadian Construction Company 3D Prints Structural Steel Studs to Build Homes

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 disruptive technology that can accelerate the building process exponentially. Vancouver-based LifeTec Construction Group Inc. is working on several private projects with its technology, which can […]

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 disruptive technology that can accelerate the building process exponentially....
Proposal Uses 3D Printing to Rebuild Mosul

Proposal Uses 3D Printing to Rebuild Mosul

This year, the Iraqi army defeated the Islamic State in Mosul. ISIS took over the city in June 2014 and held it for three years until the army pushed them out. It was a great day for the inhabitants of the city, but also a bittersweet one, as ISIS left a swath of devastation in […]

This year, the Iraqi army defeated the Islamic State in Mosul. ISIS took over the city in June 2014 and held it for three years until the army pushed them out. It was a great day for the inhabitants of the city, but also a bittersweet one, as ISIS left a swath of...
Group of Russian Machining and 3D Printing Companies Constructs 3D Printed Residential House

Group of Russian Machining and 3D Printing Companies Constructs 3D Printed Residential House

Using 3D printing technology in the construction sector has led to bridges, an office building and a laboratory in Dubai, a hotel and tiny houses, and even full-size homes and villages. In February, a group of European construction experts met in Copenhagen to discuss how 3D printing is changing construction, and came to the conclusion that […]

Using 3D printing technology in the construction sector has led to bridges, an office building and a laboratory in Dubai, a hotel and tiny houses, and even full-size homes and villages. In February, a group of European construction experts met in Copenhagen to discuss...
3D Printed Concrete Bridge in the Netherlands Officially Open to Cyclists

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 a concrete mixing pump and is constructed of a four-axis gantry robot with a print bed of approximately 9.0×4.5×3 m3, was introduced last summer at a public […]

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 a concrete mixing pump and is constructed of a four-axis gantry...
Cazza Construction Technologies Introduces 3D Printing Construction Robots and Sees High Demand

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 world. The 3D printing construction technology company got off to a good start when it announced a collaboration with Dubai, and pledged to provide the […]

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 world. The 3D printing construction technology company got...
Cucuyo: New Museum Café is a Functional 3D Printed Work of Art

Cucuyo: New Museum Café is a Functional 3D Printed Work of Art

“Cucuyo” means firefly in Spanish, and fireflies are what inspired the design of Cucuyo, the newest café at Pérez Art Museum Miami (PAMM). The mobile café resembles a glistening cocoon, and it’s both a work of art and a dining option, serving coffee, sandwiches and other light fare. Managed by Starr Catering Group, the structure looks like […]

“Cucuyo” means firefly in Spanish, and fireflies are what inspired the design of Cucuyo, the newest café at Pérez Art Museum Miami (PAMM). The mobile café resembles a glistening cocoon, and it’s both a work of art and a dining option, serving coffee,...
Rusnano Sistema Sicar Invests In Apis Cor’s 3D Printing Construction Technology

Rusnano Sistema Sicar Invests In Apis Cor’s 3D Printing Construction Technology

By now, there are several companies working in the field of 3D printed construction, offering giant 3D printers capable of laying down foundations and walls faster than human hands can manage. One of the first to make a name for itself, though, was Apis Cor, a startup with offices in Russia and San Francisco. The […]

By now, there are several companies working in the field of 3D printed construction, offering giant 3D printers capable of laying down foundations and walls faster than human hands can manage. One of the first to make a name for itself, though, was Apis Cor, a startup...
3Dealise and Arup Take a Hybrid Approach to Architectural 3D Printing

3Dealise and Arup Take a Hybrid Approach to Architectural 3D Printing

Generative design is a computational design approach that mimics the evolutionary designs of nature. Designers input their design goals and parameters into generative design software, which uses cloud computing to explore and test all possible solutions and generating alternatives to aspects that don’t work. The designer then chooses the solution that works best for the […]

Generative design is a computational design approach that mimics the evolutionary designs of nature. Designers input their design goals and parameters into generative design software, which uses cloud computing to explore and test all possible solutions and generating...
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