over the next five years, the city of eindhoven will see the first 3D-printed concrete houses built in the area of meerhoven. with a design based on erratic blocks in a green landscape, the irregularly shaped structures take full advantage of  3D-printing’s ability to construct almost any shape. 
 
world's first 3D-printed concrete houses to be built in eindhoven, the netherlands
images courtesy of houben/van mierlo architects
 
 
 
project milestone is a world’s first, as the houses will all be occupied, and counts the municipality of eindhoven, TU/e, contractor van wijnen, real estate manager vesteda, materials company saint gobain-weber beamix and engineering firm witteveen+bos as project partners. the first house will be a single-floor dwelling and it is expected to be ready for occupation mid 2019, while the other four will be multi-story structures and will be completed later on. the concrete structures will be subject to all the regular building regulations and set out to meet the demands of current-day occupants concerning comfort, lay-out, quality and pricing.

world's first 3D-printed concrete houses to be built in eindhoven, the netherlands

  • Impressive, this will add unrivaled flexibility in form and space. It will transform the build landscape and open the doors to new construction technologies and designs. Creativity boom.

    Jaafer Merghani says:
  • I can Imagine that these are Dutch first 3D houses that are being printed in Eindhoven, however a small correction is in place the worlds first concrete house has been already built in many places among which are China, Russia etc.
    I understand that you would like to have a primeur but please be more precise in your formulation.

    S.A. Kotcherov says:
  • Why do everybody say that “these are the first buildings 3Dprinted”? There are already built other concrete constructions in other places.

    Alejandro says:

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