Printed Architecture

The 3D printing boom sees the practice expand into structural design

Implications - The need for quick and economical housing solutions is rising steadily as more consumers move into cities on a global level, which has prompted 3D printed architecture. The further expansion of the technology into the design sector decentralizes manufacturing to create a flexible market ready for the future of development.
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Printed Concrete Micro-Homes - This Concrete Tiny House Was 3D-Printed in Just 24 Hours
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This Year and Viral 6,970 Clicks Pub: Jun 20, 16
Printed Concrete Micro-Homes
This Concrete Tiny House Was 3D-Printed in Just 24 Hours
This concrete tiny house might not look like much, but it’s a marvel of 3D-printed architecture. The structure was created by a 3D concrete printer called the Vesta in just 24 hours—the... [More]
3D-Printed Home Concepts - This 3D-Printed Freeform House Maximizes Curb Appeal
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This Year and Viral 3,372 Clicks Pub: Jun 8, 16
3D-Printed Home Concepts
This 3D-Printed Freeform House Maximizes Curb Appeal
WATG Urban Architecture Studio recently won a design competition for its proposal for this 3D-printed home. The home will be entitled ‘Curve Appeal’ and is a large arching building... [More]
3D-Printed Public Housing - Singapore is Developing Plans for 3D-Printed Houses
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This Year and Warm 603 Clicks Pub: Feb 23, 16
3D-Printed Public Housing
Singapore is Developing Plans for 3D-Printed Houses
With the rise of additive manufacturing, Singapore has become a hub for 3D printing—now, there are even plans in progress for 3D-printed houses to be developed for the public. Nanyang... [More]
3D-Printed Office Buildings - The Dubai Future Foundation Opts For Cost-Effective Printed Materials
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This Year and Mild 202 Clicks Pub: May 27, 16
3D-Printed Office Buildings
The Dubai Future Foundation Opts For Cost-Effective Printed Materials
The Dubai Future Foundation is the first office building with an entirely 3D-printed design that utilizes the modern technology to create cost-effective architecture. The office space features a... [More]