3D-Printed Home For Under $4,000

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A family in France has become the first in the world to move into a 3D-printed house. The family just moved into a 3D-printed home . The house cost just $207,000, or £176,000 and took just 54 hours to build, plus another four months to add windows, doors and a roof. “For 2,000 years there hasn’t been a change in the paradigm of the construction process. We wanted to sweep this whole construction process away,”

According to Alexandria Lafci,” So having strong, sturdy walls, having a door that we can close at night — it’s something that we take for granted. Being able to lock our door and be safe. For many of these families, for years, sometimes even a lifetime, they don’t have that opportunity to have a safe shelter. So when they move into a New Story community, when they move into a safe home, families lives are transformed”.

The future of Mars will be 3D

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The future of Mars will be 3D




Growing up in Jakarta’s polluted slums, Vera Mulyani loved building things. As a child, she dreamed of becoming an architect. More than two decades later, Mulyani is a self-proclaimed “Marschitect,” and spends her time brainstorming how human life might be sustained on the red planet. After studying at École d’Architecture de Nantes in France and […]

via The future of Mars will be 3D-printed in the Mojave Desert — Quartz