14Trees creating affordable and sustainable 3D-printed homes and schools in Africa

Housing technology company,14Trees is using 3D printing technology to create affordable and sustainable buildings in Africa. The 3D printing technology deployed by 14Trees, which uses a proprietary ink from building materials specialist LafargeHolcim, is being pioneered in schools for the first time and is expected to significantly reduce the time and cost of building homes and schools in Malawi. According to UNICEF, there is a current shortage … Continue reading 14Trees creating affordable and sustainable 3D-printed homes and schools in Africa

Families to move into world’s first community of 3D-printed homes in Mexico this year

Families will be moving into the world’s first community of 3D-printed homes later this year in Tabasco, Mexico. A total of 50 3D homes are being printed by New Story, a US-based nonprofit focused on pioneering solutions to end global homelessness, and construction technology company, ICON, to provide a safe space for a community prone to earthquakes, flooding and poverty. Each 3D printed home will … Continue reading Families to move into world’s first community of 3D-printed homes in Mexico this year

3D-printed homes with net-zero emissions set for neighbourhood near Coachella Valley

The “world’s first community” of 3D-printed homes with net-zero emissions and all of its energy supplied by solar power is set to be constructed near Coachella Valley, California. The project, which is a collaboration between California-based Mighty Buildings and developers Palari Group, will see prefabricated panels made of 3D-printed material made in a factory before being shipped and assembled into steel-framed modular houses at Rancho Mirage. A total … Continue reading 3D-printed homes with net-zero emissions set for neighbourhood near Coachella Valley