3D printed house that will give shelter to those who lack

3D printed house that will give shelter to those who lack

The startup has developed a method for printing this single-story 650 square foot house using cement in under 24 hours.

It was teamed up with global housing solutions nonprofit New Story for this project. ICON isn't just focused on building homes fast, but is aiming to make them extremely affordable as well.

Currently, it costs $10,000 to 3D print a home with the Vulcan 3D printer.

Jason Ballard, one of ICON's three founders says, "One of the big challenges is how are we going to create habitats in space", "You're not going to open a two by four and open screws".

Recently some Americans also have chosen to downsize into smaller homes but these also cost almost $40,000 and are only between 200 and 400-square-feet in size. ICON has unveiled the Vulcan 3D printer at SXSW Festival, a manufacturing solution that could eventually provide homeless or struggling families with a roof over their heads.

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According to a report from the World Resources Institute's Ross Center for Sustainable Cities, around 1.2 billion people live without adequate housing throughout the world.

The current plan is to build 100 homes in El Salvador next year. The strength of the printed walls are said to be stronger than cinderblocks after a few days of hardening, but the house is entirely habitable after it's been set up. "3D printing had been our on radar but it wasn't until we got connected to ICON that we felt it would be a feasible possibility".

The company hopes to commercialize its house-printing technology in the USA in the long run, where housing shortages are reaching alarming levels in some larger cities.

Despite the fact that the hardware utilized as a part of 3D-printing is very exorbitant, notwithstanding, the materials can be cheap.

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