ICON has developed a method for 3D-printing of a single-story 650-square-foot house out of cement in just 12 to 24 hours.
The company has partnered with housing solutions nonprofit New Story. Best of all, the homes would cost just $10,000. To build the house, ICON developed a mobile 3D printer called the Vulcan, which is created to operate in conditions where power isn't reliable and potable water isn't readily available - like rural El Salvador or Haiti. "I think if we were printing in plastic we would encounter some issues", explains co-founder of ICON, Jason Ballard.
Recently some Americans also have chosen to downsize into smaller homes but these also cost almost $40,000 and are only between 200 and 400-square-feet in size.
These homes aren't part of the "tiny house" movement and you won't see suburbs of these 3D houses popping up across America.
Food, water, and shelter are basic human needs, but 1.2 billion people in the world live without adequate housing facilities.
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Now that the proof of concept has been finished, ICON and New Story will be moving into phase two by taking the idea to El Salvador and printing its first homes there. The strength of the printed walls are said to be stronger than cinderblocks after a few days of hardening, but the house is entirely habitable after it's been set up. However, the technology for suspending concrete as it prints is not feasible yet.
With 3D printing emerging throughout the construction industry, the technology is becoming a groundbreaking production tool for affordable and sustainable housing.
There are other groups which are working on printing houses.
Even though the machinery used in 3D-printing is quite costly, however, the materials can be low-priced. In medicine, 3D printers can be used to create cheaper prosthetics.
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