‘World’s first’ 3D printed houses to be built in Eindhoven: Another route to smarter cities?
The Netherlands will soon be seeing the first of five planned 3D-printed concrete houses in the city of Eindhoven, as part of Project Milestone.
The municipality of Eindhoven, Eindhoven University of Technology, contractor Van Wijnen, real estate manager Vesteda, materials company Saint Gobain-Weber Beamix and engineering firm Witteveen+Bos are partners in the project.
The houses are irregular in shape and their design is based on erratic blocks in a green landscape. This design aims at a high level of...