3d printed housing

3D Printed Housing Community in Rancho Mirage Hits Coding Roadblock

Earlier this year, it was announced that housing developer Palari Group had partnered with additive construction startup Mighty Buildings to 3D print 15 homes in Rancho Mirage, California.  However, the…

World’s First 3D Printed Community Starts Development in California

Palari Group and Mighty Buildings have announced what could become the world’s first community of 3D printed homes. The community, which is slated to be zero net energy, will be…

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Laser Wars: Porsche Uses SLM’s 12 Laser Metal 3D Printer for E-Drive Part

Porsche has used SLM Solutions massive 12 laser system to print a demonstration E-Drive component for a sports car front axle. The company’s NXG XII 600 has a 600x600x600 mm…

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Three Floor 3D Printed Apartment Building Begins Construction

We’re now beginning to see additive construction develop into something more than vaporware and pipe dreams. Whereas the astounding concrete 3D printing projects from WinSun were shrouded in mystery and…

3D Printed Egg Decoys Help Endangered Sea Turtles in Costa Rica

Using 3D printing technology, researchers created “fake eggs” to track illegal sea turtle trade in Central American beaches. The eggs were equipped with a GPS tracking system inside to help…

3D Printing News Briefs, October 3, 2020: ALM & BASF, TÜV SÜD, Syqe Medical & Stratasys, WASP

In this week’s 3D Printing News Briefs, we’re talking about materials, medical device 3D printing, investments, and 3D printed eco-housing. Advance Laser Materials has released four new printing powders that…

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Honeywell’s First Flight-Critical 3D Printed Engine Part Honeywell Earns FAA Certification

According to a report by SmarTech Analysis, dubbed “Opportunities in Additive Manufacturing for Civil Aviation Parts Production, 2019-2029“, the aerospace industry “has seen larger than ever before investments in AM…

Floating 3D Printed House Completed on Schedule

They say that home is where the heart is—and for some, yes that may be in a tiny 3D printed home perched atop a pontoon boat. The 3D printing industry…

CanAirIO: Air Quality Monitoring Democratized

What can be measured, can be improved. With air pollution being the world’s leading environmental health issue, with 91 percent of the world’s population living in places with air quality…

How 3D Printing Is Changing Sustainable Housing

As our technology advances, so do our imaginations. The limits of what we can do slowly get pushed further and further back, making room for new ideas and innovations. One…

WASP Launching Long-Term ‘3D Printing for Sustainable Living’ Construction Project

In September, WASP, or the World’s Advanced Saving Project, debuted its new Crane construction 3D printer, in Italy. It’s actually a modular 3D printing system, or “infinity 3D printer,” with different…

Case Study Shows How 3D Printing Can Optimize and Consolidate Parts

Safran Electrical and Power is a designer and manufacturer of electrical systems for both fixed and rotary wing commercial and military aircraft. Its customers were demanding more additively manufactured parts, so…

3D Printing Used to Design Thermoelectic Wearable Health Monitoring Devices

Millions of people rely on wearable medical technology such as hearing aids, glucose monitors, insulin pumps, and portable heart rate monitors. Some of these technologies are lifesaving, but keeping them…

Five 3D Printed Houses to Be Constructed in Eindhoven as Part of New Collaborative Concrete Project

When it comes to concrete 3D printing, the municipality of Eindhoven in the Netherlands is the place to be…more specifically, the Eindhoven University of Technology (TU/e). In 2015, the university began…

3D Printing News Briefs: February 20, 2018

We’ve got a lot of business news to catch you up on in today’s 3D Printing News Briefs, starting with an acquisition and a new agreement. 3D printing software provider…

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…

3D Printing News Briefs: May 5, 2017

In this week’s second helping of 3D Printing News Briefs, we’re talking about challenges and awards, 3D printer distribution, and a little business. Airwolf 3D is sponsoring the fourth annual…

WinSun Agrees to Provide 100 3D Printers to Saudi Arabian Contractor for 1.5 Million New Homes

Construction company WinSun may be based in China, but it may end up being best known for the work it does in the Middle East. WinSun was part of one…

Sunconomy Teams Up with Nonprofits to 3D Print Homes in the US for Veterans and Others

At this point you probably expect 3D printing to have a hand in everything. From the 3D printed car to the 3D printed office building and even 3D printed engagement…

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,…

Move Off the Grid with AMIE: 3D Printed Solar Home & Car Concept Debut at International Builders’ Show 

For as long as most of us can probably remember, keeping up with the Joneses has been a cultural pastime–and the ultimate stressor, keeping many running on that hamster wheel…

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…

UK Student Develops 3D Printable Post-Disaster ‘Modushelter,’ Solving Challenges in Refugee Housing

Most disaster issues can affect people all over the world and depending on where you live, you probably have some inkling of how difficult it is to be forced from…

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…