Full Scale 3D Printing

January 9th, 2005 | Filed under: Building Tech, Fabrication Tech | 2 Comments »

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A robot for “printing” houses is to be trialled by the construction industry. It takes instructions directly from an architect’s computerised drawings and then squirts successive layers of concrete on top of one other to build up vertical walls and domed roofs.

Behrokh Khoshnevis, the creator calls his machine the Contour Crafter.

via near near future / New Scientist

2 Comments on “Full Scale 3D Printing”

  1. 1 steven said at 11:47 pm on July 10th, 2005:


  2. 2 Shri Niwas Sharma said at 4:58 am on May 15th, 2006:

    excellent for prototyping and aesthetics visualisation

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