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3D-printing could enable people to build their own houses “at the touch of a button”

3D-printing could enable people to build their own houses "at the touch of a button"

Written by David

September 17, 2018

The latest instalment of our Dezeen x MINI Living video series explores a plan to build multi-storey housing with 3D-printers, a technique that the project’s architects claim will enable people to design and build their own houses quickly and easily. The Eindhoven University of Technology , together with local architecture studio Houben & Van Mierlo Architecten , is planning to create the world’s first commercial 3D-printed housing project , which will be made available to rent through real-estate firm Vesteda . Entitled Project Milestone, the development will see the construction of five multi-level homes in Meerhoven, in Eindhoven . The first of these houses is expected to be completed and liveable by 2019. Project Milestone plans to 3D-print concrete houses that will be made available to rent The residences will be produced one after the other, allowing the architects to learn from the fabrication of each. Building elements are […]

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