Constructing A 3D-Printed House In 24 Hours
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by Krzysztof Czerwinski
16 hours ago

I bought it, it's really nice and intuitive:) Now i'm waiting for next build with new features:)

I love it!

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Hi. Can you tell how the glass material was made? I found it very interesting.Congratz

Constructing A 3D-Printed House In 24 Hours
15 March, 2018

Are you thinking about building a new house? You can go the old-fashioned way or… you could 3D print it in under 24 hours. Sounds crazy, right? The most amazing part is that this printed house would cost you just $4000. 

Yeah, you’ve heard us right, the 800-ish square foot building above cost just $4,000. $5 per square foot is a ridiculous price for a construction, so what’s the trick?

The house is built by pumping out layer after layer of mortar, so the envelope is quite nice. Air infiltration and water penetration shouldn’t be a challenge, so you could use such structures for a long time. 

The unit was built in Austin by a nonprofit called New Story, which wants to take its 3D house printer called the Vulcan to countries with a desperate need for housing.

We have worked with our partner, ICON, to build a 3D printer specifically for the developing world and have successfully printed the first home. In El Salvador for the first community, this innovation will mean:

● $4,000 for one home

● 12-24 hours to print the home

● Better quality for families

One billion people live without a basic human need: shelter. Linear improvements will never reach this market. We need a quantum leap in affordability, speed, and quality to reach families exponentially faster.

New Story 

The phase one is to build houses for El Salvador. New Story is currently raising funds to construct a community with 100 units. The project needs a million dollars ($600,000 will cover further research and development costs).

You can now pledge and learn more on the New Story’s website.


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Donald Trump, insulation is a seamless wall with airpockets.
Ceilings can be printed using a re-enforcing scaffold for support.
Try googling info..

Donald Trump
Donald Trump

I wonder about insulation, electrical wiring, ceilings, etc. Seems like it’s only useful for building the walls.