Mit einer sehr feinen Betonmischung und dem eigens gebauten Roboter verlief der Test der 3D-Drucktechnik erfolgreich. (c) Birgit Baustädter - TU Graz

Houses that come directly from the 3D concrete printers are still in experimental status, but ultimately this phenomenon could greatly simplify the construction sector. A project has just been completed at the Technical University of Graz in which future application areas for the technology have been tested. The leitmotiv was the resource-saving use of building materials.

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Author profile picture Hildegard Suntinger is a writer. She lives in Vienna as a freelance journalist and writes about all aspects of fashion production. She is interested in new trends in design, technology, and business. She is particularly excited about discovering interdisciplinary tendencies and the blurring of boundaries between different disciplines. The key element is technology, which changes all areas of life and work.