Category Archives: construction

Historic Russian fountain restored with concrete 3D Printing

AMT-SPECVIA, a European manufacturer of construction 3D printers, has aided in the restoration of a historic water fountain in the Russian city of Palekh. With a diameter of 26 meters and depth of 2.2 meters, the Sheaf fountain is claimed to be the first 3D printed landmark in Russia as well as the first large-scale […]

Historic Russian fountain restored with concrete 3D Printing

AMT-SPECVIA, a European manufacturer of construction 3D printers, has aided in the restoration of a historic water fountain in the Russian city of Palekh. With a diameter of 26 meters and depth of 2.2 meters, the Sheaf fountain is claimed to be the first 3D printed landmark in Russia as well as the first large-scale […]

UCL researchers develop asphalt 3D printer capable of repairing roads

Researchers from University College London (UCL) have created an asphalt 3D printer designed to repair cracks and potholes in roads. “The material properties of 3D printed asphalt are tunable, and combined with the flexibility and efficiency of the printing platform, this technique offers a compelling new design approach to the maintenance of infrastructure,” the researchers […]

TU Darmstadt and formnext joint venture to advance additive manufacturing in construction

Formnext and the Technical University (TU) Darmstadt have announced a joint venture intended to promote the application of industrial 3D printing by the construction sector Over the coming years, use of additive manufacturing by the construction industry will receive increased attention at the annual Frankfurt based trade show. Formnext has grown to become one of […]

WashU Builds Lotus House Sustainable 3D Printed Residence

The 3D printing construction industry is taking off with a bang all over the world. From new materials and techniques to housing projects, construction has gone from a pipe dream to a reality very quickly. Now, students from Washington University have built their own 3D printed house, showcasing the abilities of additive manufacturing in this […]

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3D Printhuset 3D printed houses backed by Antwerp

3D Printhuset, a Danish 3D printing reseller, service provider and developer, has reportedly won the “first EU tender ever for a construction 3D printer” with Kamp C in Belgium. The sustainability and innovation driver for construction in Antwerp Province, Kamp C has acquired Printhuset’s BOD2 3D printer and plans to use the machine in its […]

Immensa Technology Labs files patent for 3D printed construction in Dubai

Immensa Technology Labs, a company dedicated to the advancement of 3D printing throughout the United Arab Emirates (UAE), has filed a patent for an additive manufacturing method that makes patterns for molding building materials, such as concrete. The technology has been created to align with is Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum’s Dubai 3D Printing Strategy […]

Immensa Technology Labs files patent for 3D printed construction in Dubai

Immensa Technology Labs, a company dedicated to the advancement of 3D printing throughout the United Arab Emirates (UAE), has filed a patent for an additive manufacturing method that makes patterns for molding building materials, such as concrete. The technology has been created to align with is Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum’s Dubai 3D Printing Strategy […]

Be More 3D and Cemex 3D print bungalow in 12 hours

A bungalow at the Technical University of Valencia (UPV) is believed to be first 3D printed house in Spain. It was made by UPV spin-out company Be More 3D, and and is a stake in the ground for the company’s position in the burgeoning field of 3D printing for construction. Reportedly 3D printed in around 12 […]

Aectual receives $1.8 million for sustainable XL 3D Printing in construction

Aectual, the Dutch design and construction company behind Schiphol Airport’s 3D printed floors, has received a capital injection of $1.8 million from three investors that specialize in green, sustainable projects. The first investor, AKEF, is the Amsterdam Climate & Energy Fund that provides a revolving fund €45 million to “companies and projects that demonstrably add to energy saving, […]