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THE FIRST 3D-PRINTED HOUSE IN THE US WAS SO SUCCESSFUL, 50 MORE ARE BEING MADE

THE FIRST 3D-PRINTED HOUSE IN THE US WAS SO SUCCESSFUL, 50 MORE ARE BEING MADE

Written by David

June 4, 2019

by Mandy Froelich, Waking Times : One year ago, America’s first 3D-printed home was unveiled in the city of Austin, Texas. In the time that has passed, the structure has proven itself to be resilient and cost-effective. Now, 50 more of the 3D-printed homes are being constructed for poor families in rural Latin America. Icon, the tech company that designed the specialized 3D printer, partnered with the Silicon Valley-based nonprofit New Story for the initiative. Currently, they are working on constructing their “first-of-its-kind” neighborhood for Latin American families who make less than $200 per month. The 3D-printed houses are ideal for low-income families because they are inexpensive to construct, as well as quick to build. To offer perspective, consider that a conventional house may take 4-6 months to build and cost between $300k-$600k. The 3D-printed house, on the other hand, can be constructed for roughly $10,000 and takes just […]

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