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Passivdom Introduces (Yet Another) Approach to Off Grid 3D Printed Construction

PassivDom, a USA based startup founded by Ukranian Max Gerbut, introduced its autonomous self-learning 3D printed mobile house at the recent StartupGrind Conference in Silicon Valley. It was the first presentation of this project on a global stage. The PassivDom off-grid 3D-printed gadget house is a sustainable self-learning, Zero Carbon Emission house …

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IAAC’s On Site Robotics Demonstrates Use of AM and Robots for the Future of Construction

On Site Robotics is a collaborative project of IAAC and TECNALIA, which demonstrates the potentials of additive manufacturing technology and robotics in the production of sustainable low-cost buildings that can be built on site with 100% natural materials. IAAC’ extensive experience in materials and robotics for construction is now moving …

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Russian Startup Renca Launches géobeton Geocement for 3D Printing Construction

In Irkutsk for the first time in Russia successful tests of géobeton (geopolymer concrete) geocement were made in printing constructions on a mobile 3D printer. A Russian-Italian company Renca Rus, LLC has elaborated and tested various compositions of geobeton based on geopolymer binder for 3D printing on the mobile construction …

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Cazza Will Build the World’s First 3D Printed Skyscraper in Dubai

Dubai-based construction technologies firm, Cazza, has announced plans to build the world’s first 3D printed skyscraper. The firm will be able to 3D print high rises using a new construction technique called ‘crane printing’, similar to that used by Apic Cor to digitally build a small house in Russia last month. …

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Apis Cor 3D Prints First On-Site House in Russia In One Day for $10,134 (Video)

The first house built using 3D printing technology has been built in Stupino town, in the Moscow region of Russia. Russian house 3D printing pioneers Apis Cor in cooperation with PIK proceeded to print the building using a mobile 3D printer. Construction took place at the Apis Cor company’s test facility in the town of Stupino. Printing of self-bearing walls, …

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Experts Discuss Digital Fabrication in 1:1 Scale Architecture at AAAS 2017 Meeting

During the AAAS 2017 Annual Meeting in Boston, Jonas Buchli, ETH Zurich — The Swiss Federal Institute of Technology in Zurich, Switzerland, Ronald Rael, University of California, Berkeley and Emerging Objects, U.S.A., and Jane Burry, RMIT University, Melbourne, Australia discussed the latest developments in digital fabrication in architecture at 1:1 …

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