See housing’s future in 3D

India has unveiled its first 3D-printed home. Built in five days, the houses ‘could significantly reduce housing gap’

02 May 2021 - 19:05 By Rina Chandran

India’s first 3D-printed home may provide a solution to the country’s shortage of affordable housing, using a technology that is quicker, cheaper and more efficient than traditional construction, housing experts say.

The single-storey home, measuring about 56m², was built by Tvasta Manufacturing Solutions in the southern city of Chennai, in collaboration with home-building charity Habitat for Humanity’s Terwilliger Centre for Innovation in Shelter...

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