3D Printing your home: 750 sq meter home will only take 20 hours to print at fraction of cost

With the Internet bringing about revolutionary change to the way people go about their lives, I believe that the commercialization of 3D printing will make a huge dent on the current power structure in the world today. There are already a lot of “dated” copyright and patent laws that run into a bump with the availability of 3D printers such as the legal mess of printing Warhammer figurines.

Nonetheless, scaling a 3D printer to the level of constructing a home is already on its way. A 2,500 square foot home can be built in less than a day — 20 hours to be exact with walls able to withstand 10,000 psi of pressure (the average concrete structure withstands 3,000 psi pounds / sq. inch). Watch the video below.

The future has spoken: in the same way that there is a current demand for Internet specialists, the near-future will want the most creative of people to design blueprints which the world can print into something amazingly tangible.

Oh the possibilities! I thought this was a joke, but there is an ongoing project to print out a lunar base in partnership with NASA. OMG!

By Jayvee Fernandez

Jayvee Fernandez is a tech enthusiast and sitting Techbology Editor for The Philippine STAR.

He is also an EAN certified SCUBA Diver and underwater photographer based in Metro Manila, Philippines. His photos and videos have appeared in various international and local publications including Random House Germany, Discovery Channel Canada, and CNN.

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