Tag: 3D printing

Construction Techniques

Why 3D printing is still flat in commercial construction

February 1, 2023

Via: Construction Dive

Touted as a faster, safer and cleaner way to build, 3D printing technology has yet to scale in a meaningful way for nonresidential construction. While the government has doled out grant money to research 3D printing capabilities in space, and […]

Construction Techniques

Cemex Ventures invests in 3D-printing tech for building

July 27, 2022

Via: Construction Dive

Ibon Iribar, investment and open innovation advisor at Cemex Ventures, told Construction Dive in an email that Cobod’s offerings, which include the D.fab admixture and gantry-based robotic machines instead of robotic-arm printers, were what set Cobod apart from competitors. Iribar […]


Scientists use recycled glass waste as sand replacement in 3D printing

April 26, 2022

Via: ScienceDaily

Researchers from Nanyang Technological University, Singapore (NTU Singapore) have developed the capability to use recycled glass in 3D printing, opening doors to a more environmentally sustainable way of building and construction. Glass is one material that can be 100 per […]

Construction Techniques

US military set on 3D-printing more bridges, buildings

May 1, 2019

Via: Construction Dive

The DIU’s mission is to expedite the use of commercial technology within the military. In November, for instance, the DIU put out a solicitation for inexpensive drones — costing less than $6,000 for a complete system — that could be […]

Construction Processes, Construction Techniques, Design

3D printing in construction: Immensa files UAE patent for concrete and cement casting

June 7, 2018

Via: Construction Global

Dubai-based Immensa Technology Labs has filed the UAE’s first patent relating to the use of 3D printing in construction. The solution comprises a reusable mould that permits the casting of concrete, cement and gypsum materials in numerous forms. Immensa says […]