3d printed houses

India: IITM Makes Strides for Construction Industry & 3D Printing with Concrete; Expert Opinions Vary on Timeframe for True Impact

The Indian Institute of Technology at Madras (IITM) is planning to make their mark with 3D printing, literally, as they plan for transformation to the construction industry within India. While not…

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…

The WASP BigDelta Takes Starring Role in Building Shamballa, 3D Printed DIY Village with New Economic Vision

The first 3D printed village is underway. And while some may have been wondering exactly how such a massive project was actually going to happen, as work begins, that seems…

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,…

WASP BigDelta Gets Ready to 3D Print an Entire Italian Village

Everyone likes to fantasize about a utopia, where everyone gets along, everyone is happy, and there is no war, injustice or suffering. Most religions teach the concept of some sort…

There’s Still Time to Enter Branch Technology’s Freeform Home Design Challenge

We first covered Chatanooga-based 3D design and printing innovator Branch Technology here last July, when the company successfully built 3D printed walls using the world’s largest freeform 3D printer. This was a first for international…

London’s Facit Homes: Creating ‘Super Tailored’ Constructions for Consumers via 3D Printing Concept

While it’s clearly evident that 3D printing is poised to ‘change the world’ in many, many ways, from bioprinting to construction, there is still a large majority out there convinced…

3D Printed Houses Promise More Jobs on and with Local Soil

Rather than thinking of 3D printing as the latest manufacturing technique that will eventually trump all others, some believe it is more important to truly understand what 3D printing can…

EXCLUSIVE: Lewis Grand Hotel Erects World’s First 3D Printed Hotel, Plans to Print Thousands of Homes in the Philippines Next

Over the past couple of years, we have really begun to see 3D printing make its way into the construction industry. While the technology has proven itself in the fabrication…

WASP Unveils the World’s Largest Delta 3D Printer – 12 Meters Tall & Set to Print Houses

Over the past couple of years, we have seen our fair share of mammoth sized 3D printers, but perhaps none quite as intriguing as the one which WASP plans to…

Russia’s Spetsavia To Show Off 3D Printed Home Building Tech at 3D Print Expo Moscow

A unique presentation at the 3D Print Expo will demonstrate innovative new building construction methods and 3D printers from Russian firm Spetsavia.  Spetsavia says the system can be installed on construction…

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…

INNOPrint 3D – A 3D Printer That Can Build Emergency Housing in 30 Minutes Flat, Emerges From France

Disaster strikes, and thousands, tens of thousands, or even more people are left without houses to call their home. We see this over and over again, both in the developed…

Sweden Launches +Project to 3D Print Houses out of Cellulose

Cellulose — the most abundant organic polymer on Earth. It is found in the cell walls of green plants as well as within many different forms of algae. Cellulose is…

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…

Con3D Consortium Shows Off Large Concrete 3D Printed Sofa — Buildings Are Next

When I envision the future I like to think about how 3D printing will likely play a major role in a majority of future manufacturing techniques. With the technology expanding…

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…

Exclusive: How Winsun Stole IP from Contour Crafting and Is “Faking” Their 3D Printed Homes & Apartments

Probably the story we receive the most emails about and residual traffic from is the one we did about a Chinese company called Winsun. Winsun made major headlines twice over…

WASP to 3D Print Houses with Plant Seeds Inside that can Grow Into Full Root Systems for Support

One of the most fascinating companies that we have covered over the past year has been a company called WASP, which stands for “World’s Advanced Saving Project”. We have reported…

WASP Moves Closer to 3D Printing Low Cost Homes by Unveiling New 3D Printer Extruder

Back in July, the WASPProject unveiled to us their plans to 3D print homes in 3rd world countries using nothing but a 3D printer and clay made from native soil….

3D Printable Construction Kits Let You Construct Buildings of Any Size, Including Life-sized House Models

Over the past few months, we have done numerous stories on 3D printable construction sets. Some these have included custom shaped blocks that are compatible with traditional Lego sets, while…

Sweden’s Belatchew Labs Outlines Plans for a 3D Printed Neighborhood on the Water Called SwimCity

As 3D printing begins to edge its way into sustainable housing designs and proposals, one can only wish for a crystal ball to look into the future and see what…

3D Print Homes International Launches Crowdfunding Campaign to 3D Print Houses for the World’s Homeless

If you are reading this article, the odds are that you have a home to live in, you have a roof to shelter you from the rain, walls to protect…

3D Print Your Next House – BetAbram Plans to Sell 3D House Printers for 12,000€ This Summer

Over the past year, we have heard of several companies and individuals who have begun 3D printing actual houses. In China, several small houses have already been printed, and in the Netherlands…