3D printing project aimed at revolutionizing low-cost housing

3D printing project aimed at revolutionizing low-cost housing

4 pictures The 3D-printed home currently costs US$10,000 to produce but New Story and Icon aim to reduce this to $4,000 A collaboration between housing non-profit New Story and construction technology firm Icon aims to use 3D printing technology to house the homeless. While it’s early days yet, they hope to produce low-cost 3D-printed homes in El Salvador by late 2019. New Story and Icon debuted an initial proof-of-concept model, pictured, at the SXSW festival in Austin, Texas, yesterday. The home is similar in nature to the Apis Cor house and measures just 350 sq ft (32 sq m). […]

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