TECHNOLOGY Tuesday #3 – 3D printed houses

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A Chinese company is using 3D-printed blocks to build cheap and quickly assembled houses. The blocks are made from a mixture of sand, concrete and glass fiber, materials processed from common construction waste, which is pumped layer after layer through the top of a 6.6-meter-tall, 32-meter-long industrial printer. The houses can be produced for under $5,000 (£2,970). The walls and structure of the house are printed layer by layer using a process that allows up to 10 complete houses to be printed in 1 day. Parents could be buying this for your kids for college, artists wanting a custom house, and overall a real estate product for a vast market.

basic demo video from RT.com

Affordable 3D printer builds houses in China could be signs of industry revolution for this century.