• A French family just became the first to permanently live in a 3D-printed home - take a look

    2 monthes ago - By Business Insider

    Engineers and manufacturers have been working to automate the homebuilding process for years, and some startups have already released prototypes of their designs. Until this year, however, nobody has lived in any of these prototypes.
    This summer, a five-person family in France became the first to permanently live in a 3D-printed home. The 1,022-square-foot home, part of the "Yhnova" project, is located in Nantes.
    Below, take a look at the building's construction process and photos of other startups' designs for 3D-printed homes. Yhnova was printed in 54 hours, and contractors spent the...
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  • These 3D-printed homes can be built for less than $4,000 in just 24 hours

    These 3D-printed homes can be built for less than $4,000 in just 24 hours

    2 monthes ago - By Chron

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    Printable 3D homes represent the latest wave in construction, but they're not always cheap to build.
    Earlier this year, architectural startup Branch Technology developed a prototype of a 1,000-square-foot 3D home that would cost around $300,000 - a price that's too high to be considered a solution to the global housing crisis.
    That's all about to change thanks to a collaboration between New Story, a San Francisco-based housing nonprofit, and ICON, a construction technology company that designs 3D printers. In March, the companies unveiled the first permitted, 3D printed home in...
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  • These 3D-printed homes can be built for less than $4,000 in just 24 hours

    These 3D-printed homes can be built for less than $4,000 in just 24 hours

    2 monthes ago - By Business Insider

    Printable 3D homes represent the latest wave in construction, but they're not always cheap to build.
    Earlier this year, architectural startup Branch Technology developed a prototype of a 1,000-square-foot 3D home that would cost around $300,000 - a price that's too high to be considered a solution to the global housing crisis .
    That's all about to change thanks to a collaboration between New Story, a San Francisco-based housing nonprofit, and ICON, a construction technology company that designs 3D printers. In March, the companies unveiled the first permitted, 3D printed home in America: a...
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