Last month, a 3D printed house that can float on a pontoon was unveiled in the Czech Republic. Last year, work started on a community of 3D printed houses for low-income families in Mexico. While building homes with 3D printers is becoming more scalable, it’s also still a fun way to play around with unique designs and futuristic concepts for our living spaces. It doesn’t get much more futuristic than living on Mars—and guess what? There’s a 3D printed home for that, too.
In fact, there are a few; last year saw the conclusion of a contest held by NASA called the 3D Printed Habitat Challenge . The long-running competition, started in 2015, tasked participants with creating homes that would be viable to build on Mars. Teams had to consider not just the technology they’d use, but what type of material […]
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