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3D printed house in Copenhagen

Discussion in '3D Printers & 3D Printing' started by PeterBJ, Sep 12, 2017.

  1. Sep 12, 2017
    PeterBJ

    PeterBJ Printer Master Platinum Printer Member

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    I just noticed in the free and ad sponsored newspaper "Metroxpress" that the construction of a 3D printed house has begun in Copenhagen. It is claimed to be the first of its kind in Europe. Here is the clip from the newspaper:

    3D house.jpg

    Here is a translation of the headline and the text:
    Nordhavn = The Northern Harbour. BOD = Building On Demand.

    I wonder about the strength of the walls as no rebars are being used and how about bonding between the layers of concrete ?

    The area of the building is approximately 50 square metres or approximately 532 square feet.

    Here is the website of the building company
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    Roy Sletcher

    Roy Sletcher Indolent contrarian Platinum Printer Member

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    Maybe the future is conventional outer structure with wiring utilities etc, and then inner divisions and walls 3D printed to owners preferences. Less need for weatherproof and structural integrity this way.

    Lots of business potential for the Nordic giants like Ikea and Lego to branch into new markets.

    Can't you see the Ikea ads - Not only can you now buy and install their fully modular kitchens, but 3D print the perimeter walls, closets and working surfaces.

    Also depending on final cost could be useful for quick utility accommodation after Hurricanes and earthquakes etc.

    I think this could be huge, but just my opinion.

    rs
     
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    The Hat

    The Hat Printer VIP Moderator

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    :ep Ah Feck it, @PeterBJ cut to the chase, where the hell can I get my hands on one of these big beasts, I’m finished with tiny desktop models... :lol: :lol:
     
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    apetitphoto

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    Yeah, but you've still got to assemble the printer with that silly tool... :fl
     
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    Nifty

    Nifty Printer Master Administrator

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    Was this already posted here somewhere? Either way, it's interesting!

     
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