My Construction Printer Operator Test with CyBe

While in the Netherlands, I visited CyBe construction. With their robotic arm mortar printing system, CyBe has completed projects around the world with many more underway from their various clients/partners.  The training was a 2 week event starting with just learning the basics and watching the very experienced CyBe team operate the robotic arm they …

Vertico Pushes Parametric Design in Printed Concrete

While in Europe I had the pleasure of visiting Vertico 3D and their founder Volker Ruitinga. Volker was my first podcast guest via zoom so it was particularly special to visit his facility and record a second podcast in person while visiting Eindhoven, the Netherlands. Those who listened to the first podcast episode remember Volker …

Relativity Space 3D Prints Rocket Engines for Space ($500M Funded)

Relativity space is a 5 year old startup that just closed a $500 million dollar D round of funding. We are going to take a look at their 3D printed rocket engines and hear from CEO Tim Ellis along with critical employees Karin Kuo, David Lemier, Ryan Quinn, and Drew Hess.  3D printing offers a …

Ali Mustapha on the Biggest 3D Printed Building in the World with Apis Cor Printer

Recently I had the pleasure of having Ali Mustafa on the automated construction podcast to talk about his involvement as project manager on the Biggest 3D printed building in the world which was built in Dubai. This Large 10,000 sqft building set the Guinness world record for the biggest 3d printed building back in 2017, …

3D Printed Building in Florida by Printed Farms using a COBOD BOD 2 Printer

Printed farms is a construction start up that has recently purchased the first COBOD BOD 2 printer in America. This gantry style system has been seen in Europe and was used by Kamp C to build a 2 story demo house there. The same system is also being used to build another 2 story home …

Icon 3D Prints Tiny Homes and Military Defense Structures

Recently I got the chance to speak with Dmitri Julius and Alexander Le Roux from Icon. If you haven’t heard, Icon is a startup that raise $35 Million A round led by Moderne Ventures to continue their progress developing the equipment and methodology for 3D printing buildings at scale.  Our initial scheduling got rained out.  …

Reflection on discussion with Max Trommer, CEO of Rebartek

I recently had the opportunity to speak with the CEO of Rebartek AS Max(imillian) Trommer. His startup has developed an autonomous system of building rebar cages offsite that can latter be connected on site.  large projects take thousands of man-hours assembling rebar cages. This time consuming process can hold up the schedule especially in places …

Mighty Buildings Modular Prefab Houses Incorporate 3D Printed Synthetic Stone

There is a brand new company with 30 million in funding from silicon valley investors on the scene of Automated Construction that just came out of stealth mode in August 2020 and they’ve already delivered their first  2 units to customers. Anyone who has done construction in California is familiar with the shortage of skilled …

Juliana Martinelli and Andre Dantas, Founders of InovaHouse 3D + 3D Home Construction | Automated Construction Podcast Ep. 7

3D Home Construction and InovaHouse3D have partnered up to build Brazils first 3D printed house in early July 2020. At 66sqm or 710 sqft it has 2 bedrooms and is currently being tested for its viability.  My name is Jarett Gross, I recently had the pleasure of speaking with Juliana Martinelli, founder of InovaHouse 3D …

3D Printed Hyper-Sustainable Shelter Emerging Object Mud Frontiers Project

This is the one of the most cost effective and affordable solution for autonomous construction. Mud and straw has been used as a construction material for thousands of years but never like this. Could this be an early iteration of affordable housing that has 0 emissions? Creators Ronald Real and Virginia San Fratello said ‘On …

Reflection on Conversation with Twente Additive Manufacturing

I had a great time speaking with Ian Comishin and Jonathan Ladouceur, the President and Head of Engineering from Twente Additive Manufacturing. In the very beginning of our discussion they even gave a quick virtual tour of their facility and showed a project that they were working on just minutes before our call. The tour …

Reflection on a conversation with Fernando De Los Rios, Founder of Hyperion Robotics

Fernando de los rios may be the only person who has already worked at not one but two 3DCP startups. Many people have heard of Cazza construction but their project never came to fruition. Now Fernando is one of the founders of a company called Hyperion Robotics and they have a fully functioning concrete 3D …

58 companies and organizations related to Automated Construction, 3D Printed Construction (3DCP)

Video Part 1 Video Part 2 Apis Cor Printers designed in Russia, headquartered in the united states. Many projects including placing in multiple rounds of the Nasa space 3d printing competition and a very large office building in Dubai. Wasp 3D 3d printer company that developed a large 3d printer called the Delta Big. They …

Winsun

About Established in 2002, WinSun is a high-tech company that researches and develops new materials and production methods for construction, including 3D printers. WinSun today has approx. 200 employees and 98 national patents (in China). Of the 200 employees, approx. 60 people with project management and only 2 people work with R&D. WinSun has no …

XTreeE

About The Company Xtree is a young startup focused specifically on 3D Construction Printing. The technology is based on a material layered extrusion process, where a concrete-like material is pushed through a nozzle that moves around the printable surface and deposits a continuous line of material in several layers, until the whole height of the …

MiniBuilders

About The Company Minibuilders is essentially a layered material extrusion process, where a fused material is pushed through a nozzle and deposited in layer. This technology is very typical and well established both in 3D Printing in general (known as Fused Deposition Modeling or FDM), as well as in its construction-scale variants. But what sets …

D-Shape

About The Company D-Shape is a well-known name, and certainly one of the first known technologies that focused on 3D construction printing. The printer uses a binder jetting technology (described further below), and is currently the single available company providing printers of this type. Using a large gantry structure to move, the printer creates an …

BetAbram

About The Company BetAbram is a technology based on material layered extrusion process, where a concrete-like material is pushed through a nozzle that moves around the printable surface and deposits a continuous line of material in several layers, until the whole height of the object has been printed. While there is no particular focus on …