ICON has built up a technique for 3D-printing of a solitary story 650-square-foot house out of cement in only 12 to 24 hours.
For this venture, ICON is collaborating with New Story, a California-based non-profit that describes itself as a "non-profit working to create a world where no human being lives in survival mode".
However, before these homes are built, ICON is planning to trial the model by 3D printing an office in Austin.
Technology startup Icon thinks that one day, 3-D printed homes could populate swaths of the United States.
Recently some Americans also have chosen to downsize into smaller homes but these also cost almost $40,000 and are only between 200 and 400-square-feet in size.
Now we can print virtually everything with 3D printers, although they do not all have social and humanitarian criteria in mind.
Affordable housing will prove critical to sheltering people around the world.
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"(ICON) believes, as do I, that 3D printing is going to be a method for all kinds of housing", New Story co-founder Alexandria Lafci said.
The concrete is laid out in 100 strands that are about one inch thick and hold their shape as they harden.
ICON would also like to develop robots in the future that could automatically install the windows, as well drones that could spray-paint the exterior walls.
Like other creating nations, Pakistan has likewise observed an ascent of demo models of 3D-imprinting on a little scale. However, by working alongside ICON, they now have access to the impressive Vulcan 3D printer. One of them is Apis Cor in Russian Federation. The first family could move into their 3D-printed house in the second or third quarter of 2019.
With 3D printing emerging throughout the construction industry, the technology is becoming a groundbreaking production tool for affordable and sustainable housing.
Even though the machinery used in 3D-printing is quite costly, however, the materials can be low-priced.