additive construction

New Modular Concrete 3D Printer Unveiled by RIC

In a move set to shake-up the additive construction (AC) landscape, RIC Technology has launched the RIC-M1 PRO concrete 3D printer at World of Concrete 2024. RIC promises that its…

SikSika Nation to Receive 3D Printed Housing Community in Canada

In Canada, the soaring prices of homes have become one of the if not the biggest political issue at the moment, sparking widespread interest in possible solutions like 3D printing…

3D Printing News Unpeeled: Not That Kind of Organ 3D Printing

GKN Aerospace will create a 150 jobs in Trollhattan Sweden with an investment of $60 million part of which comes from the Swedish Energy Agency’s Industriklivet initiative. The investment will…

Indian Billionaire Family 3D Prints Office in 40 Hours

Additive construction (AC) is exploding at what seems like an unexpected rate. A technology that once seemed like novelty is now being deployed for numerous tangible projects. One area of…

3D Printing News Briefs, December 24, 2023: EBAM, DLS, & 2GL, Construction, & More

In this Christmas Eve edition of 3D Printing News Briefs, we’re starting with EBAM, DLS, and Two-Photon Grayscale Lithography (2GL) 3D printing news. Moving on, Airtech Advanced Materials Group is…

California Energy Commission Awards $5M to 3D Printed Homebuilder Mighty Buildings

Mighty Buildings, the Oakland-based additive construction (AC) firm specializing in prefabricated, climate-resilient homes, has been awarded a $5 million GFO-22-305 grant from the California Energy Commission. In partnership with Lawrence…

3D Printing Webinar and Event Roundup: December 10, 2023

This week, we’ve got events in Berlin, Nashville, Texas, and more, and webinars on topics including the business of dental 3D printing, Nexa 3D’s XiP, and more. Read on for…

3D Printing News Briefs, November 25, 2023: Housing, Seed Funding, & More

We’re starting with additive construction news in this Thanksgiving weekend edition of 3D Printing News Briefs, and then moving on to seed funding and a Memorandum of Understanding. Finally, we’ll…

Around the World in 3D Printed Buildings

As the world embraces innovation and technological advancements, the realm of construction is undergoing a revolutionary transformation. 3D printing, a technology once confined to smaller-scale objects, has now expanded its…

Detroit Is Home to Michigan’s First 3D Printed House

Michigan has welcomed its first 3D printed home, an unassuming avocado-colored, one-story structure situated in Detroit’s Islandview neighborhood. Led by the local nonprofit Citizen Robotics, the endeavor serves as a…

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Mighty Buildings to 3D Print Visitors Center alongside Buckminster Fuller’s Dome Home

Mighty Buildings, the Oakland-based additive construction (AC) firm specializing in prefabricated, climate-resilient homes, has partnered with the R. Buckminster Fuller Dome Home Not-For-Profit to 3D print a visitors center and…

Dubai Creates World’s First 3D Printed Construction Certification System

Keeping with its historical embrace of 3D printing, Dubai has another feather for its cap: It has become the first city on Earth to adopt a certification system for additive…

60 Minutes Airs ICON’s Vision for Construction 3D Printing on Earth and Beyond

Is the world of construction witnessing a groundbreaking transformation with the advent of 3D printing technology? Jason Ballard, CEO of ICON, a Texas-based company, believes it is. He recently sat…

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Alquist 3D & the State of Colorado to Build a Foundation for 3D Printed Housing: Interview with CEO Zachary Mannheimer

No matter how much progress is made in printing with concrete, additive construction (AC) may always be the wild card of the additive manufacturing (AM) sector. So much the better:…

$52M in Funding Will Push Mighty Buildings’ 3D Printed Houses into Middle East

Oakland’s Mighty Buildings, a maker of sustainable prefabricated homes produced with additive construction (AC), has received $52 million in its latest funding round. Two firms co-led the series, including Wa’ed…

US Air Force Awards $1.13M for 3D Printed Construction Retrofitting

Branch Technology, the Chattanooga-based additive construction (AC) firm, has been awarded a $1.13 million contract from the US Air Force for its proprietary Cellular Fabrication (C-Fab) technology. The Air Force…

3D Printing News Briefs, September 2, 2023: Alloy Testing, Modular Buildings, & More

Today’s 3D Printing News Briefs run the gamut from defense 3D printing and research to 3D printed modular buildings and more. Read on for all of the details! AML3D Receives…

Printing the Future: 5 Key Factors Driving 3D Printing in Construction

The World Bank predicted 1.6 billion people will be affected by the global housing shortage by 2025. Yet, there’s one technology that brings opportunity to address this issue and is…

3D Printed Homes Begin Sales in Japan

While COBOD has dominated the field of additive construction (AC) globally, other firms have begun to compete on both national and international levels. In Japan, Serendix became the first company…

India’s First 3D Printed Post Office Opens for Business

While additive construction (AC) is booming the world over, India is among a handful of countries that leads the pack for widespread and high-profile adoption. Most recently, the nation inaugurated…

ICON’s First 3D Printed Home Opens for Tours at Wolf Ranch, Texas

The partnership between construction technologies startup ICON, homebuilding company Lennar, and architecture firm Bjarke Ingels Group (BIG) has reached a significant milestone: the first 3D printed model home at the…

California’s First 3D Printed Home Heralds Bright Future for Wildfire Victims

About three years ago, my family and I decided to abandon Ashland, Oregon, a town we called home and where my wife gave birth to two sons. We had grown…

Dubai Commences Construction of First Private 3D Printed Residential Villa

Work has recently begun to build a private, residential villa in Dubai using 3D printing technology, a significant milestone in the emirate’s ambition additive construction (AC) plans. The Dubai Municipality…

3D Printed Retaining Wall Installed in UK, Complete with Sensors and Digital Twin

As impressive as 3D printed houses may be, additive construction (AC) may have much larger implications beyond the field of housing. This is particularly true given the funding of the…