For a nifty $5,000, this too can be yours. Ouch! OK clearly it's not luxury construction but for temporary housing, sturdy weather-resistance storage, camping (?) and housing the poor, quite the innovation. One can only imagine the long term implications for both housing..............and the construction worker.
A private company in east China recently used a giant printer set to print out ten full-sized houses within just one day.
The stand-alone one-story houses in the Shanghai Hi-Tech Industrial Park look just like ordinary buildings. They were created using an intelligent printing array in east China's city of Suzhou.
The array consists of four printers that are 10 meters wide and 6.6 meters high and use multi-directional automated sprays. The sprays emit a combination of cement and construction waste that is used to print building walls layer-by-layer.
Ma Yihe, the inventor of the printers, said he and his team are especially proud of their core technology of quick-drying cem