The first family living in a 3D printed house


A family in France have become the first in the world to move into a 3D printed house, the four-bedroom 1022 square foot property was constructed in 54 hours. The house was created in partnership with the Nantes city council and the local university, it's designed a studio by a team of architects and then the 3D printer is programmed with the design. The process involves 3D printing two walls which are then filled with cement creating a durable and insulated wall, this method is thought to reduce the cost of construction of new homes by up to 25%.

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