LafargeHolcim and XtreeE successfully 3D print Europe’s first concrete structural element

LafargeHolcim and XtreeE successfully 3D print Europe's first concrete structural element

A load-bearing post 3D printed by XtreeE and assembled by Fehr Architectural, with a height of 4 meters (about 13 feet), being used to support the playground roof of a middle school in Aix-en-Provence in France. As the material and financial benefits of construction 3D printing are becoming increasingly apparent, more and more startups are experimenting with huge concrete 3D printers. Especially in China this concept has taken flight, where companies like WinSun are already 3D printing entire homes, apartments and courtyards . But other parts of the world are not far behind. Saudi Arabia, for instance, is also […]

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