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Winsun signs $1.5 Bln 3D printing construction deal with Saudi Almobty Construction Group AM Industry

At the invitation of Chinese President Xi Jinping, the king of Saudi Arabia, Salman Ben Abdul Aziz Al-Shahat, paid a state visit to China from March 15 to March 18. On March 16, King Salman witnessed the signing of a memorandum of cooperation for extensive 3D printing construction operations between the Saudi Almobty Construction Group and house 3D printing pioneer Winsun (Ying Chuang).

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ACTLAB presents project for a experimental architecture Trabeculae Pavilion 3D Printing Events

The ACTLAB experimental architecture laboratory at Politecnico di Milano University is presenting a preview of its Trabeculae Pavilion at Made Expo 2017, an experimental architecture that fuses 3D Printing with biomimetic research. The innovative prototype of lightweight architecture, which demonstrates the revolutionary potential of computational design and 3D printing for constructions, will be on display at the BSmart! area, in Pavilion 10 of Fiera Milano-Rho,

Apis Cor 3D prints first on-site house in Russia in one day for $10,134 3D Printing Processes

The first house in Russia built using 3D printing technology has been completed in Stupino, in the Moscow region of Russia. Russian house 3D printing pioneers Apis Cor in cooperation with PIK proceeded to print the building using a mobile 3D printer. Construction took place at the Apis Cor company’s test facility in the town of Stupino. Printing of self-bearing walls, partitions and building envelope were done in less than a day: pure machine time of printing amounted to 24 hours.

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Experts Discuss Digital Fabrication in 1:1 Scale Architecture at AAAS 2017 Meeting 3D Printing Events

During the AAAS 2017 Annual Meeting in Boston, Jonas Buchli, ETH Zurich — The Swiss Federal Institute of Technology in Zurich, Switzerland, Ronald Rael, University of California, Berkeley and Emerging Objects, U.S.A., and Jane Burry, RMIT University, Melbourne, Australia discussed the latest developments in digital fabrication in architecture at 1:1 building scale. As ScienceDaily reports, these global experts showed that digital technologies can be successfully integrated in design, planning, and building processes in order to successfully transform the building industry.

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VINCI Construction partners with XtreeE and acquires stake in the company 3D Printing Processes

French construction giant VINCI Construction has signed a partnership agreement with large size cement 3D printing startup XtreeE. In conjunction with the partnership, VINCI Construction also acquired a stake in the company. The move will accelerate the expansion of XtreeE and boost cooperation between the teams. It is also designed to explore and develop opportunities for using 3D printing technologies in construction.

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CNN Just Published a Report on House 3D Printing (and Cities Too) 3D Printing Processes

It’s always nice when the generalist media cover 3D printing, in any of its forms, in a positive way. After they stopped blabbering about how 3D printing is dead, generalist media are once again finding an interest for 3D printing and 3D printing companies. It just happened with CNN and house 3D printing – or maybe we should say “city 3D printing” since when the generalist media talks about stuff they do it “extra large”.