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Impact of 3D Printed Houses

Discussion in 'Development' started by Kai41314, 3rd Sep, 2015.

  1. Kai41314

    Kai41314 Well-Known Member

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    Hi,

    I have read some news about living in 3D printed house is definitely going to happen in the future. Since the cost of building 3D printed houses is much cheaper. Will that lower the values of existing houses in the future?
     
  2. THX

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    Is it really cheaper? I mean most construction is already a lot of prefab material bolted together and no it will do nothing to values.
     
  3. Ace in the Hole

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    Wow, how big is the printer going to be?
     
  4. THX

    THX Well-Known Member

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    I'm not changing the bloody ink on it :D
     
  5. Ace in the Hole

    Ace in the Hole Well-Known Member Premium Member

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    Future job opportunity - House printing repair and maintenance technician.
     
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    York Finance Broker Business Member

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    Are there colour cartridges too or just black?:p
     
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  8. Natedog

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    So according to the article it prints panels of a certain size in a factory and then it gets assembled onsite.

    Would definitely save the labour component of bricklayers on a simple house build.

    Still.... the outer shell and internal walls of a building are just the beginning.

    It needs windows, doors, heating/cooling units, lights

    It's the internal fit out, appliances, flooring etc etc that add up to big $$$

    Foundations, site costs etc etc on top.

    I don't think it would have a huge impact, unless it became common practice to not have brick as an external dressing to our homes in Oz, bricklayers would be hurt
     
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