construction

3D Printing to Lead to “Faster, Cheaper, Better” Commercial Real Estate — A Few Questions For: Deloitte

3D printing isn’t just making a splash — it’s beginning to truly build a following in concrete applications. I mean that literally, as additive manufacturing technologies come into play with…

WinSun 3D Prints Build Garden Villas in Suzhou Within One Week

Shanghai-based WinSun, an engineering and architecture firm, has recently 3D printed garden villas as a part of an initiative to promote low-carbon construction. WinSun garnered mainstream media coverage and attraction…

Construction of the 3D Printed Village of Shamballa is Progressing Wonderfully

Since the Italian municipality of Massa Lombarda, in collaboration with WASP, announced that they would be constructing the world’s first 3D printed village, we’ve been eagerly awaiting updates about the…

Castles in the Sand: Adam Kushner Discusses 3D Printing Architecture at Inside 3D Printing New York

One of my great passions is my love of architecture. My father had his own architectural practice for nearly 40 years and my grandfather had his own architectural firm, too….

World’s First 3D Printed Excavator to Debut at CONEXPO-CON/AGG and IFPE 2017

Fluid power, or what is more commonly called hydraulics, is the use of keeping fluids under pressure in order to generate, control, or transmit power. Hydraulics is used in a range…

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…

CyBe Construction Releasing 3D Printable Mortar in 2016, Eyes On-Site 3D Concrete Printing Next

One year ago, CyBe Construction founder and managing director Berry Hendriks succeeded in cracking the concrete 3D printing technology that he started developing in November of 2013. The goal of…

Lab3d Prints The Side of a Prototype Building, Including Insulation, Piping, Window Frames & More

The construction industry has been rather stagnant for the past several decades, perhaps even longer. When you look at how a home is built today, in comparison to how they…

Arup Shows Off Cutting Edge of 3D Printing Construction

Back in1946, the philosopher and engineer Ove Arup opened a consulting engineering practice in London, and Arup became well-known for his firm’s collaborations with the leading and avant-garde architects of…

Architect Looks to 3D Print an Incredible Full-Sized Concrete Fantasy Village

When it comes to 3D printing and architecture, we are merely at the brink of something tremendous. 3D printing opens up a whole new realm of imagination for building construction…

Andrey Rudenko Plans to 3D Print a 2-Story ‘Zero Energy’ House in 5 Days with Advanced 3D Printer

Back in August, we reported on the world’s first 3D printed castle, designed and printed by a man in Minnesota, named Andrey Rudenko. The miniature castle, which was printed in…

Japanese Company Proposes ‘Ocean Spiral,’ Underwater Cities to be 3D Printed

It sounds like something that would be the setting for an epic Kevin Costner-type film, but instead the idea of an underwater city is being proposed by a Japanese company…

Concrete Plans: CyBe’s Berry Hendriks Describes Plans to 3D Print with Mortar

Netherlands-based CyBe Additive Industries, founded in November 2013, is working on the development of 3D printing using concrete. Not only are they developing 3D printers — like the ProTo R…

D-Shape Looks to 3D Print Bridges, a Military Bunker, and Concrete/Metal Mixture

D-Shape is a company that has been at the forefront of large scale 3D printing for many years now. Founded by Enrico Dini, the company’s technology is responsible for some…

Instead of Corrugated Metal a Company is Looking to Produce 3D Printed Roofing in Developing World

I spent the first eight months of 2013 living in Mexico. We had a pretty nice house, but we spent a lot of time in the houses of friends and…

United Earth Builders are 3D Printing Earthbag Houses

Over the last year and a half we have seen several different methods of 3D printing large structures, such as homes. We have seen both plastic and concrete used, and…