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ICON builds 3D-printed houses from disaster-proof concrete in Texas

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ICON builds 3D-printed houses from disaster-proof concrete in Texas

ICON builds 3D-printed houses from disaster-proof concrete in Texas Developer 3Strands and construction technology company ICON have built four 3D-printed houses in Austin, Texas, from concrete that's designed to cope with extreme weather. Named East 17th Street Residences, the houses are made from ICON's Portland cement-based material Lavacrete. The Vulcan is ICON's own 3D-printer Lavacrete is designed to withstand extreme weather conditions and is also mould-resistant. "ICON's proven 3D-printing technology provides safer, more resilient homes that are designed to withstand fire, flood, wind and other natural disasters better than conventionally built homes," the company told Dezeen. In 2019, ICON produced...

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