They 3D-print a home in 24h. Now want to custom-print yours

September 19, 2021 john 22 30227 17:27

Thanks to new extra-large 3D printers, it’s now possible to print a house with a machine that extrudes a material – usually concrete/cement or a polymer, but more lately even earth – in an entirely additive process so there is exponentially less waste in construction. Mighty Buildings can print a home in just 24 hours…

Dan Phillips turns backyard scraps in whimsical Texan houses

April 9, 2017 john 19 13675 17:22

Transforming wine corks and bottle caps into flooring, cow bones into countertops, frame samples into ceilings and old deck boards into doors, Dan Phillips believes a second life is possible building refuse. His company, Phoenix Commotion, turns trash into homes, employs “unskilled” workers and creates shelter for low-income families, but it’s not a non-profit. Instead,…