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First 3D-printed house completed in Beijing

(chinadaily.com.cn) Updated: 2016-07-02 08:02 Comments

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B eijing sees the world's first 3D-printed house, which architects say may mark to lead a home-building revolution.

The two-storey house in Beijing's Tongzhou district was completed in only 45 days thanks to non-stop printing, according to a report by the Mirror on Monday. This is believed to be the first one of its kind built as many cases were printed in separate parts before being pieced together. The house, with walls as thick as 0.24 meters, covers an area of 400 square meters. It can withstand an earthquake that measures eight on the Richter scale. 

First 3D-printed house completed in Beijing

A front view of the world's first 3D-printed two-storey house in Beijing's Tongzhou district, July 1, 2016. [Photo/VCG]

 

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