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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…

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…

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…

3D Printing News Briefs: September 12, 2017

We’ve got a lot of 3D printing business news for you today in 3D Printing News Briefs – CollPlant has signed an agreement with a US investor, while the Hobs…

3D Printing News Briefs: August 22, 2017

We’re talking about everything from business and 3D printing materials to outer space in today’s 3D Printing News Briefs. Using a new digital platform, thyssenkrupp has connected all of the machines…

IAAC Demonstrates On Site Robotics 3D Printing Construction Method in Barcelona

In May, experts from the construction industry met in Barcelona at the 20th annual Barcelona Building Construmat, a conference that promotes innovation in construction. The Institute for Advanced Architecture of…

FreeFAB 3D Printing Technique Comes to Life in the Crossrail Project

The largest construction project in Europe right now involves digging a new railway system, running east to west across London. Called Crossrail, the ambitious project will result in a railway…

Caterpillar Invests $2 Million in Fastbrick Robotics’ Brick-Laying Variation on 3D Printing

Caterpillar has been around for a long time and has built up a solid reputation in the manufacturing world. Despite its foundation in traditional manufacturing technologies, however, the company is…

DFAB House Brings ETH Zurich 3D Printing and Digital Construction Techniques from Research Lab to Construction Site

Most people, by now, have at least heard about 3D printed houses and other structures. They’re not exactly commonplace, yet, and they’re still amazing to think about and to see,…

TU/e and BAM Infra Get to Work on 3D Printed Concrete Bicycle Bridge

About a year ago, the Eindhoven University of Technology (TU/e) introduced a gigantic 3D printer capable of 3D printing concrete. Now, the university has used that 3D printer to begin printing a…

Contour Crafting Prepares for Series Production of Robotic Construction 3D Printers

According to scientific forecasts, there will be 11 billion people living on Earth by the year 2100. That’s a big population boom in a relatively short period of time, and…

CyBe Construction Announces That 3D Printing is Complete for Dubai’s R&Drone Laboratory

It’s hard to believe that it’s been a year since Dubai opened the doors of the first 3D printed office building. The United Arab Emirates city state recognizes the necessity for…

Project BARBARA to Develop New Bio-Based 3D Printing Materials and Prototypes for Automotive and Construction Industries

Multiple 3D printing projects have been funded by the European Commission’s Horizon 2020 framework, from a cancer-measuring transducer and the MESO-BRAIN Initiative’s work with emulating accurate brain activity to the Bionic…

WinSun and AECOM Sign Memorandum of Understanding, Will Collaborate on 3D Printing Construction and Building Design

Engineering, architecture, and construction company WinSun, based in Shanghai and also known as Yingchuang Building Technique, has a lot of experience in 3D printing construction projects, from its garden villas and landscaping…

Digital Fabrication in Architecture and 3D Printing Materials in Focus at AAAS Annual Meeting

The use of 3D printing in the construction field is not a new thing – there are 3D printed office buildings and laboratories, a 9-foot-tall 3D printed pavilion, 3D printed…

XtreeE and VINCI Construction Partner to Advance 3D Printing in the Construction Industry

French construction firm VINCI Construction has a portfolio of projects that are striking, sturdy and sustainable, ranging from climate-controlled stadiums to bridges designed to withstand cyclones and floods. The company is not lacking…

CyBe Construction Unveils New Mobile 3D Concrete Printer, the CyBe RC 3Dp

Netherlands-based CyBe Construction has only been around for a few years, but in that short time, they’ve been making some big advancements in the world of 3D concrete printing. Last year,…

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3D Printhuset Doubles the Size of Their 3D Printing House, Opens New 3D Printed Construction Consulting Business

Back in 2014, Danish company 3D Printhuset opened the country’s largest 3D printing store to date, a 3,000-square-foot space in downtown Copenhagen. In the two years since the store opened,…

Dubai’s Crown Prince Visits 3D Printed Office to Meet with Future Foundation

As of late, Dubai, the most populated city-state in the United Arab Emirate (UAE), has become home to significant disruptive innovation, particularly on the 3D printing front. Famous for their luxurious…

Russian Construction Company Builds Game of Thrones’ Winterfell with Cement 3D Printer

As many of us fellow Game of Thrones fans can certainly attest to, the worst part about the fantastical and expressively gory HBO television show is when a season ends….

Dubai’s 3D Printed Office Building Officially Opened, Furnished By Bene

As 3D printing continues to spread throughout the world, no place seems to have harnessed the disruptive power of the emerging technology quite like Dubai, the city-state in the United…

Tokyo University Students Use Custom 3D Printing Pen to “Draw” Large 3D Structures

While there are several large-scale construction 3D printers being developed, none of them could really be called elegant or graceful. Mostly these huge machines print utilitarian shapes out in concrete…