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Will the worlds next megacity drip out of a 3D printer?

Will the worlds next megacity drip out of a 3D printer?

Will the worlds next megacity drip out of a 3D printer?

Imagine a world where huge cities could be created with the click of a button.

It might seem like the stuff of science fiction, but thats where 3D-printing technology is headed, according to one Dubai-based start-up.

Cazza has designed a 3D-printing crane dubbed the Minitank, which the company says can layer up to 2,153 square feet (200 sqm) of concrete per day

— making it more than 50% faster than conventional construction methods.

Automating the construction process, according to Cazza, would not only allow developers to build housing in step with rapid population growth, but is also better for the environment.

The mastermind behind the Minitank is a teenager.

Chris Kelsey, CEO and co-founder of Cazza construction automation company, is just 19 years old, and last year used the money he made by selling his previous start-up, Appsitude, to fund his current project.

As well as hiring a team of engineers experienced in the 3D printing field, Cazza also enlisted structural engineers to assess existing 3D printers in the construction world and identify where those designs could be improved.

The company used this knowledge to design a series of on-site mobile 3D-printers, and began testing prototypes that have informed the final design of the Minitank, which is currently under construction itself.

Its possible to print an entire city but, of course, it will depend on the speed. Concrete is not like plastic.

Jack Cheng, professor at the Hong Kong University of Science and Technology

Kelsey says the biggest barrier to the adoption of the Minitank — should it work when finally built — will be public misconception.

People dont realize how much the 3D-printing world has changed, Kelsey tells CNN. They think that 3D printing is just (about using) plastic. People assume it wont be structurally sound. Thats not what we do.

Over the past 15 years, 3D printing has evolved from a novelty technology for printing small toys to a sophisticated process that has transformed mega-industries from fashion to fine art.

Construction, he says, is a natural progression.

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Jack Cheng, an associate professor in the Civil and Environmental Engineering Department atThe Hong Kong University of Science and Technology, believes the technology has tremendous potential.

I think its real, practical technologically. Its possible to print an entire city but, of course, it will depend on the speed. Concrete is not something — like plastic — thats hard immediately when it prints. Concrete takes time to solidify, he says.

Cheng adds that in the United States the military has been exploring the idea of 3D printing cities after disasters, when there is a need to urgently rehouse people.

In 2016, the Dubai government announced its3D Printing Strategy, which aims to see 25% of buildings in the city constructed using 3D printing technology by 2030.

Last year, Cazza was invited by the Dubai Road and Transport Authority (RTA) to present their technology to those overseeing the initiative, the government confirms.

Once based in the US, Cazza subsequently moved its headquarters in the United Arab Emirates state, which is already home to the worlds first functional3D printed office building, constructed by a robotic arm in 17 days.

Kelsey says Cazza has several projects in the pipeline in Dubai, but will not provide details.

It wouldnt be skyscrapers right off the bat, but they really want to use our technologies for every aspect of construction, he says.

Unless theres a random, unique material (required) … any structure you look at that was conventionally constructed, you can print with our machines.

The concept of 3D printing a building was first explored seriously by Professor Behrokh Khoshnevis, director of the Center for Rapid Automated Fabrication Technologies at the University of Southern California.

In 2009, Khoshnevis invented a computer-programmed, concrete-extruding 3D printer, capable of printing a2,500-square-footstructure in 20 hours.

His invention paved the way for other construction companies, such as Cazza, to experiment with 3D printing.

The premise is surprisingly straight forward, requiring just a few components: the computer software, building material, and, of course, the printer.

For Cazzas process, the architect uploads their blueprint onto the computer system, which sends it to the crane printer. The latter then elegantly spins out layers of concrete in the shape of the design.

You cant see the layering of the material in our designs, says Kelsey. The framework of the house is the same quality, if not higher, than the typical concrete home.

Cazza is not the first company to take inspiration from Khoshnevis, who is currently working with Nasa to explore the feasibility of printing houses on Mars.

Chinese construction firm WinSun, for example, in 2014, 3D printed 10 one-story houses in a single day in Shanghai, while last yearDUS architectsfinished printing a 13-room canal house in Amsterdam.

This villa in Shandong province, China, was printed in the style of a traditional Suzhou house in 2016.

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The innovation behind Cazzas technology is that the Minitank — should the company succeed in making it operational — will be able to print on-site. WinSun 3D printed the various parts of each Shanghai house off-site and assembled them on location, while DUS printed on-site but the project took three years.

Cheng says seamless printing on-site is a better method of construction.

Usually, each piece of the prefabricated components look fine, but when you combine them, the workmanship isnt that good and the connections are not stable. So the safety of some pre-fabricated buildings is a concern.

Printing on location is not only a faster way of working, but it cuts transportation costs and produces less waste.

The barrier to companies (printing on-site) so far has been that its extremely difficult to develop a machine with all of the factors needed, says Kelsey.

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There are many videos online of companies 3D printing concrete structures with their machines, but people dont realize that these machines are not scalable for actual use in construction.

The Minitanks crane-like neck can construct buildings up to three storeys high, and the team has a new machine in the works which they say could 3D-print skyscrapers.

Currently, their primary building material is a cement made from 80% recycled materials, but Kelsey says at least three other types of materials are in development.

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in Shanghai built under a day

Back in 2011, University of Southern California Professor Behrokh Khoshnevis said new technology will soon allow massive 3D printers to build entire multi-level houses in under a day.

A group of 3D printed houses, 200 m2 each, recently appears in Shanghai, China. These building were created entirely out of concrete using a gigantic 3D printer, and each costs only 30,000 RMB ($4,800).

The company behind these 3D printed building, ShanghaiWinSunDecoration Design Engineering Co, said it has for years been working on developing the system and its materials. The company owns 77 national patents of construction materials, such as glass fiber reinforced gypsum and special glass fiber reinforced cement.

While Hobbyist models of 3D printers are currently available for only a few hundred dollars and lets users feed plastics and polymers into a machine, the company takes this technology to a bigger level. Using concrete, instead of plastic, WinSun wants to revolutionize the way homes and other structures are built.

WinSuns 150(L) x 10(W) x 6.6(H) m gigantic 3D printer is capable of printing entire building within hours. The ink it used is based on high-grade cement and glass fiber. Like traditional 3D printers, the system carefully spills out those materials layer by layer, consistently building upward.

Using computer and 3D modeling software, the designs of the building can also take into account additions like insulation materials, plumbing, electrical lining and windows, which can then be easily outfitted once the rest of the structure is solid and standing.

In addition, it is very impressive that the printing material is recycled construction waste, industrial waste and tailings. WinSun plans to build 100 recycling factories in the country, one in every 300km, to collect and transform the waste into materials for 3D printing through special handling, processing and separation technology. There will not be any waste from the construction of new buildings. said WinSun CEO Ma YiHe. WinSun expects 3D printing will save construction companies up to 50% on the cost.

WinSun hopes their 3D printer and technology could offer affordable and dignified housing for the impoverished.

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I believe this is Winsuns official website.

Ernesto wrote at 2/13/2015 7:47:54 PM:

Love this how can i get more info this is for South America can these homes be shiped to me email me on many thanks

bibiche wrote at 2/3/2015 6:58:22 PM:

bonjour, super, incroyable, et en France??? efficace contre les ponts thermiques.

Didnt NASA fund this research? That would be Prior art. If only the impoverished benefit from this, someone in management is myopic. It adds an entirely new spectrum of colors to construction palette. Think Antoni Gaudi! Cheap luxury housing would set the world economy on fire, as everyone would have more money to spend on everything else. A rising tide lifts all boats.

haeduus wrote at 11/10/2014 12:03:34 AM:

Im from west africa, how could i buy one of this big 3D printers?

Ricardo massri wrote at 10/12/2014 12:43:19 AM:

Quiero ver casas diferentes a estos precios y queremos comprar varias,como tenemos que hacer,estamos en el pais de uruguay,como es el baño y la cocina

Cementason wrote at 6/25/2014 5:38:31 PM:

Hey, China again steals technology!! If only they could perfect and make better the technologies they steal the world would forgive?

Dennis Guest, New Mexico wrote at 6/19/2014 3:05:01 AM:

Id really like to know the cost of the machine itself. A person could build a solar powered home anywhere really. Maybe cost would over-run the practical use. Maybe not , But then again, construction unions would cause so much trouble that legal costs on top of principal costs might make this just a pipe dream for here in the USA. Still , maybe import of a couple of the 3D units wouldnt be such a bad idea.. Im sure the US already has something like this. That being said, (rambling) How much for the Printer???? I want one or two.

Builder Revolution!!! wrote at 5/4/2014 11:09:11 PM:

Who will be the first to order one house?? is the shipping possible?? can we pay with credit card?? I will assemble the pieces and finish them at my place with some friends!!!

The site is but youll need google translate 😉

Cee Hook wrote at 4/21/2014 11:05:50 PM:

200 m2 = 2152 square feet…these do not look that big

kerry hickman wrote at 4/21/2014 10:32:06 PM:

Cee Hook wrote at 4/21/2014 9:31:42 PM:

Actually, I like them…yes they are primitive and yes it still requires humans to put the parts together…but it is a good start and if anyone with any creativity wants to design ways to join them together, it is still a cheap way to build a house for ing recycled materials.

Like to see this with my own eyes. Who invite me to this company?? See so many possibilities Looking forwards to hear something from YOU??

ficken! wrote at 4/17/2014 7:52:11 PM:

Anja wrote at 4/16/2014 10:50:47 AM:

Aldo wrote at 4/16/2014 10:34:52 AM:

Anyone knows the website or contacts of this company?

Grace wrote at 4/15/2014 11:17:33 AM:

I feel like 3D printing is the opportunity to create amazing looking items that otherwise would be extremely expensive/impossible to make. Concrete box with a window one side? hmmm….

Prohumani wrote at 4/13/2014 9:43:00 AM:

THIS IS THE FKN FUTURE!! god bless china, they do what jacque fresco in the usa was not allowed to! FREEDOM AND WISDOM for building cheap and good and effective housing for all mankind! thanks to the future and printer! wow!

When your alternative is a thatch hut or a bunch of scrap lumber tacked together, I bet these look pretty damn stylish.

adamkl wrote at 4/9/2014 1:37:57 AM:

guys, stop hating on the chinese~ my guess is that they dont have a convenient and cheap way of putting in windows, cuz they dont have a removable support material . so they jsut have big glass walls/doors on the ends and point em south for natural lighting. and they just tailored the shape to the best structurally sound shape that fit a off-the-shelf set of glass panels/doors for cost efficiency. as a pilot project, Id call this 100% successful. the chinese are not doing a bad job at all. ( i mean.. no one can really say that till theyve made a 150x10x6.6m concrete+steelmesh printer.) even if its not an original idea, at least they did it. so thats somtin. Im quite certain that they too realize the need to make it printable on site, but proof of working large scale concept takes precedence over portability if youre doing a multi-phase development project. so that difficulties can be identified and resolved in later iterations without being gimped by additional constraint factors. because HOW they make it portable is more flexible than how to make it print well. similar projects all around (in smaller scale) are basically doing the same thing, and are not very portable either.

Tom Weidner wrote at 4/8/2014 6:26:52 PM:

Did anybody found the website of this company ??

Doc Raven wrote at 4/5/2014 3:48:24 PM:

I applaud their ingenuity. Whether the building is printed On Site or assembled from elements printed elsewhere, or even if there is human intervention during the process to apply support material, the fact remains that the components are printed using a process similar to other additive manufacturing processes. In 1992 I watched a demonstration of 3D printing at the Univ. of Texas in Austin. Twenty years later, we are the beneficiaries of this technology. I have no doubt that this is real, perhaps altered a little for a media story, but without pioneers in this industry, innovation and ideas never come to fruition.

SIEGFRIED HOLLE wrote at 4/5/2014 1:23:51 PM:


IS it made by paper? If there is a rain….will the house broken ?

Chyeah Boiii wrote at 4/3/2014 11:42:13 PM:

This is walking guys, running skipping and jumping comes later! :p

Perry Engel (aka cerberus333) wrote at 4/2/2014 8:12:03 PM:

This is a really important proof of concept! The issues of beauty are really not significant. the whole point of 3d printing buildings is that the tool path files can be adjusted to make many changes. Features like window and door openings, shelving and built in counters, benches, cabinets, bathroom showerstalls to name a few offhand. additionally paths for conduit, plumbing etc can also be designed into the process. finally if nothing else the build can be the skeleton of a structure that siding, interior sheetrock etc can be applied to. as to the issue of the built components being moved, I say what is the problem with that?

James Gardiner wrote at 4/2/2014 12:05:01 PM:

It is interesting that only two of the buildings look like they have been 3D printed with the method shown in the detailed construction shots. The texture of the walks seem to run horizontally for tge rest of the low res shots. Perhaps these ones were just printed as tall panels which were assembled. Would be great to see some good quality images. If they have only printed one of the buildings it would still be a big step forward from Contour Crafting (UCL) and Concrete Printing (Loughborough). Good on them if this is real and not a staged shoot!

is this connected to Behrokh? or is a chinese company copying the idea and doing it poorly?

Jeremy wrote at 4/2/2014 2:23:48 AM:

These particular houses my not look that appealing, but think of it as a proof of concept. What will be coming soon will be mind blowing. For more info, check out this video.

Carole wrote at 4/2/2014 12:41:57 AM:

I sell houses and they arent that appealing, I agree with others. But it really does seem like it could open up affordable and quality housing possibilities. (Maybe if they added color to the concrete it would help)

Rodrick wrote at 4/1/2014 11:05:05 PM:

Pretty sure this is a joke right? Where are your sources?

Anonymous wrote at 4/1/2014 8:39:47 PM:

Wonder if the buildings are up to code… That being said,Im hopeful that this is akin to the future of housing is now as what the Model T is to cars today.(or something like that)

michaelc wrote at 4/1/2014 7:08:28 PM:

Another observation: It looks as though there is a layer of fiberglass cloth laid between each layer, which implies it has to be put there manually. This is not a Printer in the sense that it needs workers to add additional materials to the build during the construction of the envelope.

michaelc wrote at 4/1/2014 7:03:21 PM:

it looks as if these are not print-in-place houses, but rather print the parts, and then move them into position. While this is an improvement over traditional techniques, it is still not nearly as good as printing a house in its final position.

Matthew wrote at 4/1/2014 5:46:34 PM:

The second to the last picture, Does not look correct. Why are the forms butted against a roof? The style could be improved but If you are poor it could be a great option. But shipping pre fab concrete does change cost too.

I dont think this is an April Fools joke… But I agree with John Doe, these werent printed in place, though this is still impressive turn around for prefab concrete forms. They could have been slightly more original with the shape of the houses, given the flexibility of their medium, though.

It looks very ugly, but it is a good start. I do believe that the process and the architecture can greatly improve. I guess nothing is stopping them from building quick and cheap very nice buildings.

John doe wrote at 4/1/2014 2:21:44 PM:

From what I see it seems some manual intervention was done to move the printed parts. Hope there is no more cheats from Chinese people on this subject.

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XinFab is a fablab located in the heart of the Shanghai.

Xinfab is a non profit organization that supports and encourages everyone to create things.

Fab Lab is the educational outreach component of MITs Center for Bits and Atoms (CBA), an extension of its research into digital fabrication and computation. A Fab Lab is a technical prototyping platform for innovation and invention, providing stimulus for local entrepreneurship. A Fab Lab is also a platform for learning and innovation: a place to play, to create, to learn, to mentor, to invent.

Fablabsare a part of maker culture where ordinary people are empowered to design, build, innovate, and invent on their own or with other makers. Fablabs offer makers the space and tools to digitally manufacture objects, from furniture to jewelry, robots to food.

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XinFab also has public computers installed with SolidWorks and HSMXpress. You can also learn different skills at XinFab workshops, like how to 3D print, design using SketchUp, build your own drone, and more.

XinFab was founded in 2014 by Lucio Pentagna Guimaraes, who built the first 3D printer of XinFab from scratch. Lucio moved from Brazil to Shanghai three years ago and is a lover of kungfu and sailing. Now, he is located in Portugal and commutes to Shanghai once a month to teach workshops.

XinFab is run by a collective of paid staff, volunteers, interns, and residents. This is our core team:

An allround maker and 3d printer specialist, Lucio is a Brazilian entrepreneur, lawyer, CEO, sailor and farmer. He is the heart and soul of Xinfab.

A Brazilian communicator with a UN background, Jade loves to draw, graphic design, build shelves, drill holes everywhere and speak multiple languages. Joined Xinfab in 2017.

A Dutch designer based in Shanghai, Danny currently works at Opendesk and has been a passionate volunteer at Xinfab since 2015. Danny is a talented maker with a very chilled personality which helps us keep Jades stress levels under control. He pretty much solves most of our problems (Thanks, Danny!)

A Mexican jewelry designer, Pamela loves what she does and is always experimenting in other fields related to design. Pamela joined the team in 2017. She is super creative and always comes up with the coolest ideas. Pamela is proactive and is always making something, rearranging things or making the space look nicer. The new tool wall is her baby!

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As a journalist, you sometimes need to be a little skeptical on certain news facts. A news bulletin from earlier this month about ten houses which were built in only 24 hours therefore seemed too good to be true but:newsworthy. But as new pictures of this housing project went viral this week, there is no reason to doubt about this 3D printing project anymore. And that means: the Chinese have found a way to mass-produce extremely cheap houses, costing only 4800 dollars per unit.

A team in Shanghai printed out these houses, solely using recycled materials. They used a technique where they printed out all parts of the house separately. Using this new method, they were enabled to 3D print as many as ten 650 sq. foot houses in less than a day. The company behind the project is called Shanghai WinSun Decoration Design Engineering Co and they have been posting new photos about their project, which are displayed in this article.

For this remarkable housing project, they have been using a giant 3D printer, which is 105 feet long, 33 feet wide, and 21 feet tall. The houses were built in Shanghais Qingpu district and WinSun used a special ink, consisting of construction waste and industrial waste.  They managed to print out the buildings for only 4800 dollars per house. This project can therefore be seen as a possible housing solution for the growing poorer part of Chinas population.

The company has also expressed the aim to build an entire villa with this 3D printer. In addition, they want to build 100 recycling factories in China to transform waste into ink, which can be used for the houses. A first housing project will take place at Qingdao, in the Hi-tech Zone, Qingdao International Sculpture Park. The company will be able to showcase their technology over there.

WinSun is not the first construction company to experiment with 3D printing techniques. In Amsterdam, DUS Architects is building an entire house, using a giant 3D printer. However, thisexperimental projectis estimated to take as long as three years and it uses plastics instead of waste. Another company in this field comes from America and is calledContour Crafting. They aim to one day be able to print out an entire house in about 20 hours something which is already exceeded by WinSun.

All in all, what makes the WinSun project so interesting is the velocity of the work and the ability to mass-produce cheap houses. Give it some more years and who knows whether authorities will be able to provide for mass-produced houses in the third world and this worlds slums.

Credits images: WinSun Decoration Design Engineering Co.

Great job, it could be a solution for poor country

This is a very impressive technology for very future applications I would be interested in learning more specially on using recycle materials ,can you send a direct link to the company

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in these winters due to heavy rainfall and due to sliding up to 100 house has completely collapsed. people of that are much poor that they spend their whole life saving to built their home but now they have nothinggovernment paid nothingnow they are homeless

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Worlds first 3D-printed bus stop debuts in Shanghai

Worlds first 3D-printed bus stop debuts in Shanghai

The worlds first 3D-printed bus stop, built in Shanghai, is seen in this photo taken on January 9, 2018. It took two hours to print and install the bus stop. [Photo: IC]

2018 Golden Globes set to kick off in LA

The first bridge built in the Sichuan-Tibet region nears completion

Photo artist provides unique perspective on snow-covered Xian

Year of the Dog exhibition opens at Nanjing Museum

Traditional sledge race opens in Germany

Penguins play on snowfield at Harbin Polarland in NE China

Shanghai Scientists Develop Bio-artificial Liver

Chinese Scientists Find New Process in Cell Differentiation

The Chinese Academy of Sciences (CAS) announced Wednesday that scientists have discovered a process in the differentiation from human stem cells towards hepatocytes. The procedure, termed EMT/MET, means a sequential epithelial to mesenchymal transition process during the …

A Chinese team has used a specialized 3D printer to produce tiny sections of the liver that could eventually be used a form a full artificial version of the organ, it announced on Friday. The hepatic lobules, of which there are around a million in a human liver, were prin…

Researchers in China believe they may have found a way of making beer good for you. Scientists at the Chinese Academy of Sciences experimented on rats using a gene commonly found in humans and animals to turn alcohol into glycogen rather than fat in the rodents livers.

Scientists from the Chinese Academy of Sciences Institute for Nutritional Sciences in Shanghai claim to have identified a gene found in humans and animals the PPP1r3G gene that helps turn alcohol into glycogen rather than fat, thus making it healthy for the liver.

B-cell translocation gene 1 (BTG1) is a member of the BTG anti-proliferative protein family. Ph. D GUO Feifan, professor of the Institute for Nutritional Sciences, Shanghai Institutes for Biological Sciences of Chinese Academy of Sciences, and co-workers identified a role…

The Chinese Academy of Sciences (CAS) announced Wednesday that scientists have discovered a process in the differentiation from human stem cells towards hepatocytes. The procedure, termed EMT/MET, means a sequential epithelial to mesenchymal transition process during the …

A Chinese team has used a specialized 3D printer to produce tiny sections of the liver that could eventually be used a form a full artificial version of the organ, it announced on Friday. The hepatic lobules, of which there are around a million in a human liver, were prin…