3D Printing

Habitat for Humanity International Headquarters, Americus, Sumter County, Georgia

How 3D-Printing Can Make Housing More Affordable

Habitat for Humanity is working with 3D-printers to reduce the costs of construction and provide more housing for families in need.

January 5, 2022 - NBC News

Rendering of 100-home 3D-printed community

World's Largest 3D-Printed Community Planned In Austin

The process aims to reduce labor hours and material waste, dramatically cutting construction costs for new housing.

November 3, 2021 - The Architect's Newspaper

Desert Road

3D-Printed Neighborhood Coming to the California Desert

The developer of the 15-home community claims they will produce homes with a tenth of the waste of traditional construction in record time.

March 29, 2021 - The Guardian

An image of a 3D city block generated by ESRI CityEngine software

How 3D Printing and Modeling Are Revolutionizing Urban Planning

The applications for 3D technology in the field of planning are multiplying and diversifying.

June 24, 2019 - Kayla Matthews

First 3D-Printed Home

Coming Soon: A 3D-Printed Neighborhood

The march of progress continues.

May 10, 2019 - Curbed

First 3D-Printed Home

3D Printing Affordable Housing at Scale

A new 3D printer, coming soon to the market, promises serious construction cost savings in an era of seriously expensive construction costs.

March 15, 2019 - Curbed Austin

Mars Panorama

How Do We Plan For Cities on Mars?

Planning for the first human occupied martian cities is taking its next big step with three 3D-printed test colonies planned to be erected in the Mojave Desert.

August 19, 2016 - Quartz

Imagining Neighborhoods Filled with 3D Printed Homes

Gensler, along with partners in China, is exploring ways to implement 3D printing technology. It's time for planners to start letting their imaginations run wild with possibilities.

May 24, 2015 - Rice Kinder Institute for Urban Research

How 3D Laser Scanning Helped Save Earthquake Damaged Buildings in Napa

The 3D scan provided a safe and quick solution for potential restoration, rehabilitation, and preservation by capturing thousands of points a second and creates a virtual photograph of the object that it scans.

May 16, 2015 - Preservation Leadership Forum Blog

New Applications for 3D Printing: Sanitation and Shelter

Called by some the "third industrial revolution," what are some of the opportunities and costs of applying 3D printing to issues facing the developing world, and more importantly, emergency housing?

August 6, 2014 - The Guardian

3D Printing

How Will 3D Printing Change the World's Cities?

Shrinking ports, less noxious trucks on our roads, and more self-sufficient towns. Neal Peirce describes the changes that 3D printing may bring to our lives. Will it be comparable to "the steam engine, the light bulb, atomic energy, the microchip?"

April 8, 2013 - Citiwire.net

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