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ACCIONA and a Multidisciplinary Approach to Concrete 3D Printing

In our most recent roundup of 3D printing webinars and events, we told you about the free “Let’s Talk Concrete 3D Printing: A Multidisciplinary Approach” webinar by Spanish company ACCIONA….

GE Renewable to 3D Print Larger Wind Turbine Bases On-site

Wind turbines can be extremely effective but they must be able to stand up to the elements, meaning that finding the correct materials for long-term use can be challenging. Currently,…

Czech Republic: 3D Printed Home to Be Anchored on Pontoon Boat

The construction industry is ripe with potential for enjoying all the benefits of 3D printing—from innovative hardware and futuristic-looking robotics to complex software and a variety of materials and robust…

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Belgian Construction Group Designates BESIX 3D to Specialize in Concrete 3D Printing

Motivated by its continued interests in offering niche solutions, Belgian construction company BESIX Group has created BESIX 3D, focused on concrete 3D printing. Born from an idea ‘shortlisted’ by Unleash—an…

University of California Thesis: Reviewing 3D Printing in Construction, Including Mars

Andrew Truong recently presented a thesis, ‘State-of-the-Art Review on 3D Printing Technology Applications in Construction,’ to the University of California, Irvine. Reviewing 3D printing in construction, Truong tackles a multi-faceted…

Janne Kyttanen: Live Entrepreneurship and 3D Printing Value Networks 3D Printing Concrete

This is a part of a series where 3D printing pioneer Janne Kyttanen explores value networks and 3D printing. He explains what this is here. Essentially the key point is…

Researchers Imitate Natural Vascular Structures to 3D Print New Systems for Self-Healing in Cement

UK researchers from the Department of Engineering, University of Cambridge are studying new systems for construction materials, outlining their results in the recently published ‘A novel biomimetic design of a…

PERI Group to 3D Print Walls of Small Home Each Day at Bautec Construction Exhibit

Any lingering questions related to the future of 3D printing in construction should be answered this year for visitors at the international Bautec construction exhibit in Berlin. Germany’s PERI Group…

TU Dresden: CONPrint3D for Monolithic 3D Printing in Construction

Researchers from the Technische Universität Dresden have been exploring challenges within the construction industry. In their recently published paper, ‘Large-scale digital concrete construction – CONPrint3D concept for on-site, monolithic 3D…

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