People aren’t just using 3D printers for small-scale art projects anymore.
We had a look at the huge MaxiPrinter from Constructions 3D.
This week’s selection is the Sound Absorbing Facade by David Fluß of TU Darmstadt.
I’ve been thinking about a new concept for designing 3D printed buildings that just might change the way we work and live quite a bit.
It will be moved from Amsterdam to a new location for continued research on WAAM capabilities.
Charles R. Goulding and Preeti Sulibhavi discuss the transformative shift in the construction industry towards integrating advanced technologies like 3D printing and automation.
I spotted evidence of an unusual construction 3D print taking place that might involve SpaceX.
An interesting research paper proposes using 3D printed concrete molds made from PLA and wood fiber.
The construction industry has long heralded 3D printing as its next big innovation.
Mighty Buildings has received a mighty investment that should lead to significant expansion for the construction 3D printing company.
Cybe announced a new construction 3D printing material that is nearly carbon neutral, and this changes the game completely.
This week’s selection is “Construction 4.0: An Innovation Platform for the Built Environment” by Anil Sawhney, Michael Riley and Javier Irizarry.
Charles R. Goulding and Andressa Bonafe hablan con Ibon Iribar sobre avances y applicaciones de la impresión 3D en el area de construcción en Cemex.
Charles R. Goulding and Andressa Bonafe speak to Ibon Iribar about ongoing developments and applications of construction 3D printing at Cemex.
Charles R. Goulding and Preeti Sulibhavi discuss the potential for additive manufacturing’s role in a manufacturing renaissance.
Charles R. Goulding and Preeti Sulibhavi foresee increasing use of construction 3D printers.
Charles R. Goulding and Preeti Sulibhavi believe Denmark to be a pioneer in extensive use of 3D printing for sustainable energy generation.
Construction 3D printing is growing, and two recent projects indicate where the technology could be headed.
It is a two story football clubhouse for SC Capelle measuring 330 sqm and it will be printed in 140 hours
Would you live in a 3D printed house for a year? NASA volunteers are doing so.
Charles R. Goulding and Preeti Sulibhavi examine the potential use of several forms of 3D printing in a new building project.
I’m reading an interesting report from KPMG that ends up discussing additive manufacturing.
This week’s selection is the TSUGINOTE TEA HOUSE by designers Atsumi Kei and Nicholas Préaud.
In places like Ticino, Switzerland, ‘rock flour’ can constitute up to 40% of total production, according to ETH Zürich.
Denmark-based COBOD, has announced a rather large 3D printed building project.
Charles R. Goulding and Preeti Sulibhavi look at a unique material for 3D printed construction.
Charles R. Goulding and Preeti Sulibhavi look at ways Danish companies might assist Ukraine using 3D print technology.
I recently had a conversation with someone attempting to implement construction 3D printing, and discovered many things.
MIT has discovered something interesting about concrete that could affect construction 3D printing.
Charles R. Goulding and Preeti Sulibhavi look at two US companies at the forefront of construction 3D printing.
Finally there is someone talking about the biggest issue in construction 3D printing: design.
Mighty Buildings announced the opening of a new factory in Monterrey, Mexico.
ICON announced something that should have happened a long time ago: an architectural design contest.
Charles R. Goulding and Preeti Sulibhavi look at several 3D printed innovations at the University of Maine.
COBOD has released some startling statistics about 3D printed buildings.
A very unusual, and perhaps application-opening construction 3D printing project has been announced by ICON and partners.
An exclusive interview with COBOD founder Henrik Lund-Nielsen about driving construction 3D printing innovation in infrastructures.
The space agency is studying moon-based robots and additive manufacturing to build a pipeline that transports oxygen from an extraction site to a lunar base.
COBOD reports incredible progress on one of their several 3D printed home projects.
Charles R. Goulding and Preeti Sulibhavi review large Indian firms leveraging 3D printing.
Charles R. Goulding and Preeti Sulibhavi look at an unprecedented 3D print project in Texas.
Another high-profile 3D printing project is underway in Dubai, and I’m a bit suspicious.
Almost all the buzz about construction 3D printing is about “printing homes”, but there’s more to the story.
Charles R. Goulding and Valentina Alzate countdown their top ten 3D print developments for 2022.
A new video show the challenges and successes of working with construction 3D printers.
ICON has landed a US$57.2M contract with NASA to 3D print a Lunar 3D printing system.
Charles R. Goulding and Preeti Sulibhavi look at developments in construction 3D print applications.
ICON announced their massive 3D printed construction project to build 100 homes is now underway.
Charles R. Goulding looks at a new technology for concrete quality control and whether it should be used in construction 3D printing.
Charles R. Goulding and Preeti Sulibhavi propose several ideas for leveraging 3D printing technology to solve today’s water crises.
New research has proven it is possible to use drones to 3D print large objects.
Construction 3D printing should eventually be a massive business, but when, exactly, will this occur?
New research demonstrates an ability have potentially infinite build volume when 3D printing.
Charles R. Goulding and Preeti Sulibhavi look at how 3D printing has been used to assist in field deployments of the now-famous HIMARS system.
Researchers at the University of Virginia have been experimenting with some highly unusual 3D printing material.
Charles R. Goulding and Julia Wallace review some of the latest developments in construction 3D printing with CEMEX and COBOD.
Until very recently, the idea of three-dimensional printing seemed somewhat futuristic.
Charles R. Goulding and Preeti Sulibhavi look at how 3D printing technology may affect the future of a large European company.
A gigantic hydroelectric dam project in China is to use a radical new form of construction 3D printing.
Coming in hot just after COBOD and GE Renewable Energy announced a dedicated factory to 3D print wind turbine components, a big investment move took place.
Charles R. Goulding and Ryan Donley notice a mainstream publication directly suggest use of 3D printing for industry.
Glass 3D printing is a very challenging technology but researchers have found a different way to 3D print that common material.
COBOD’s wind turbine printing concept received a massive boost from a deal with GE Renewable Energy.
COBOD received an investment from a partner that will certainly raise the stakes in the battle for construction 3D print supremacy.
I’m beginning to think it is too easy to start 3D printing in concrete.
I’ve just encountered yet another construction 3D printer, and this one is a bit different from the others.
Diamond Age announced a massive US$50M investment, which could have a huge effect on construction 3D printing.
Azure Printed Homes will use plastics destined for landfill to print affordable living structures instead.
Construction 3D printer manufacturer ICON revealed a prototype 3D printed house design they call “House Zero”.
COBOD released an online construction 3D printer Configurator, the first I’ve seen from any provider.
Charles R. Goulding and Preeti Sulibhavi have some thoughts about what might transpire in the world of 3D printing during 2022.
To what lengths must a 3D printer manufacturer go in order to convince prospects to become customers?
Charles R. Goulding and Joseph Castine look at how construction 3D printing might avert future disasters.
Charles R. Goulding and Preeti Sulibhavi look at how buildings could be 3D printed on another planet.
Habitat for Humanity announced a project in Virginia has used construction 3D printing as part of the home building process.
COBOD announced a breakthrough material that could revolutionize the use of construction 3D printing.
Charles R. Goulding and Joseph Castine interview Kirk Anderson, COO of SQ4D, a construction 3D printer company.
Denmark-based COBOD announced a deal to 3D print dozens of homes in Kenya.
Could 3D printing really be used to solve the global housing crisis? Recent breakthroughs in the technology show we might not be that far off.
Charles Goulding and Joseph Castine look at how 3D printing technology might alleviate some of the current construction procurement challenges.
For many years, construction 3D printing has been mostly experimental or demonstrative. Now, that may be changing.
ICON announced a deal with Lennar to produce 100 3D printed homes.
A new video attempts to expose the “lies” about construction 3D printing.
A large concrete bridge has been successfully 3D printed in the Dutch city of Nijmegen.
Andressa Bonafe and Charles Goulding investigate the possibilities for using 3D printing in infrastructure in developing countries.
Andressa Bonafe y Charles Goulding investigan las posibilidades de utilizar la impresión 3D en la infraestructura de los países en desarrollo, en español.
Charles R. Goulding and Preeti Sulibhavi look at the possibilities when using 3D printing for plumbing applications.
How large is the biggest 3D printed structure in North America?
ICON, one of the few construction 3D printing companies, has raised a startling US$207M in new investment.
A California company seems to have figured out how to take construction 3D printing to the next level.
I was surprised to find a story about 3D printed housing in The Economist.
The UK’s high-speed rail project, HS2, will use advanced construction 3D printing.
NASA is looking for volunteers to inhabit a 3D printed Martian home.
Construction company PERI completed 3D printing a residential building Germany, but it has some interesting design twists.
Charles R. Goulding and Joseph Castine build on foundations of advanced concrete 3D printing with a look at SIKA’s involvement.