By Heather Callaghan, Editor
America has a “first” to be truly proud of. The first permitted 3D printed house in the U.S. was just completed in Austin, Texas in less than 24 hours and costs less than $4,000.
Not only is this amazing feat turning heads everywhere, it’s also causing everyone to ask “What now?” Especially the housing industry, I’m sure. But perhaps a better question would be – “What can’t we do now?”
The stylish house was created by ICON, an innovative construction company, and New Story, a charity dedicated towards providing shelter for families in the developing world.
After the successful establishment of the home in Austin, the organizations are now working towards building a whole community of the 3D-printed homes in rural El Salvador or Haiti.
Each home costs roughly $4,000 to create, with a small amount of additional human labor. All the sources for theThis post was originally published on this site