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Thread started 05/31/21 10:57pm

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3D Printed Homes?

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A 3D printer can build the walls of a house in as little as two days versus weeks or months with traditional construction materials.

The future of home building may be headed toward a 3D printing revolution with the technology being used to build homes at half the time and at half the price of traditional construction. It just might be an emerging market that builders and buyers simply cannot ignore.



I'm not mad about it. At the rate of building I can see this becoming quite popular.
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Reply #1 posted 06/01/21 9:29am

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Last week on CBS Sunday Morning, the whole show revolved around homes in one way or another. They did a report on 3D printed homes.

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Reply #2 posted 06/01/21 9:29pm

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^ Yep.

To date, Icon has completed 24 3D printed homes in the U.S. and Mexico. Among them was a community of 3D printed homes in a poor neighborhood in Mexico. The company has also completed a series of structures for homeless people in Austin. And it says it plans to open America’s first housing development of 3D printed homes this summer.

Icon co-founder Jason Ballard told The Associated Press his company’s 3D printing system can reduce construction costs by up to 30 percent and produce a home twice as fast as traditional methods. The process can do the work of 10 to 20 workers in several different fields. The machines, unlike humans, can work 24 hours a day.
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Sam Ruben is the co-founder of another home building company, Mighty Buildings. "With 3D printing, we’re able to print exactly what we need,” he told the AP. The company uses a 3D printer in Oakland, California to produce all parts, which are shipped to the site of the home. The house can then be put together with simple tools, Ruben said.

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Mighty Buildings advertises several home models on its website. A complete, mid-size home up to 65 square meters costs $187,250. The company also produces 32 square meter “mighty studios” that start at $115,000. The smaller structures are designed to be used as extra bedrooms, home offices, etc. Ruben said the prices are about 40 percent lower than traditional homes.

He added that the 3D printing process removes nearly all building waste, which can save up to three tons of carbon per home. The company has a goal of producing 1,000 structures next year. It has teamed up with a developer to complete a solar-powered community of 3D printed homes in the California desert. Orders have already been sold out, with 500 people on a waiting list.

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A New York company, SQ4D, also uses 3D printing technology to build homes. In February, the company showed off a 130 square meter model home to demonstrate its printer’s abilities. SQ4D plans to sell its homes starting at $299,000. The company has even started listing the homes on the internet selling site Zillow.

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While 3D printing as a home building method is just getting started, Andersen said others in the construction industry need to get prepared for big changes. “This is the beginning. This is just scratching the surface,” he said.
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Reply #3 posted 06/02/21 9:22am

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Pin on Minis\

You can also make action figures lol

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Reply #4 posted 06/02/21 9:43am

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kpowers said:

Pin on Minis\


You can also make action figures lol


Now you can print a house to put them in.
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Reply #5 posted 06/02/21 11:01am

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onlyforaminute said:

kpowers said:

Pin on Minis\

You can also make action figures lol

Now you can print a house to put them in.

It all comes full circle

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Reply #6 posted 06/02/21 12:10pm

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kpowers said:



onlyforaminute said:


kpowers said:

Pin on Minis\


You can also make action figures lol



Now you can print a house to put them in.

It all comes full circle


We go round and round and round....t'aint found it yet.
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