Typically, building a house takes months. Yet a San Franciso-based company managed to build one in just 24 hours. Located in Russia, the 400 square foot home was built by Apis Cor. The company specializes in 3D printing, and thanks to their mobile construction 3D printer that is capable of printing buildings, they managed to print a whole house in just 24 hours! Despite the printer only needing a day to build the home from a concrete mixture, it is predicted to last up to 175 years… But…
Chattanooga, Tennessee startup Branch Technology recently announced the winner of its Freeform Home Design Challenge. The winning design, WATG Chicago's 'Curve Appeal', will be constructed using the company's C-Fab 3D printing technique. Construction will begin this July.
A company named Soda Concept, with the use of 3D printing, wants to allow anyone to totally customize their shades. And if you want more than one pair, it won’t cost you a ton of money. You can simply pop the lenses out and put them into a new set of Soda Concept frames.
According to the company's CEO, Sungdo Lee, 3D printing technology has the greatest potential to dramatically change the jewelry industry. This is because while most 3D printed products are limited to decorative purposes only, 3D printed jewelry is readily wearable. Jewelry designers can create geometrically complex designs that can only be achieved by 3D printing.
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Three British designers have teamed up to build a sub-1kg titanium 3D printed bike frame. 3D printing company Mirada Pro, bicycle tubing specialist Reynolds, and framebuilder Ted James all contributed their expertise to the frame, whose weight was reduced using topology optimization software.
Kees is a company based in The Netherlands that uses 3D printing technology to create sturdy plastic cases for your iPhone. What’s even cooler about Kees (pronounced “case” in The Netherlands) is that you can design your own case and they make it for you.