Startup WATG will print the world's first residential building a free-form

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2018-02-05 20:00:03

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Startup WATG will print the world's first residential building a free-form

The American company WATG Urban, specializing in the creation of projects of houses with 3D printing, said that goes to the cause and soon it will start to print a habitable dwelling. Through the use of innovative technologies, the experts had the opportunity to create complex architectural forms, which often limited only by the imagination of the Creator. A startup is going to make a modern home, using inexpensive materials and construction methods available.

Three-Dimensional printing allows startups to save the construction materials — when creating test elements, beams, walls and ceilings specialists were able to achieve the best balance of price and quality of products, carefully studying their strength and experimenting with cement, plastic and gypsum. Now technology startups notched beam weighing several kilograms can withstand up to one and a half tons burden, and gypsum foam protects from fire, so his plan to apply for fire walls and floors.

Negotiations are underway with local authorities and prepare the necessary documents. The preliminary project cost is not disclosed. Meanwhile, Russian and European companies have long print houses and offices. Russian company creates experimental round houses. On stream production houses not yet delivered, but the price of the pilot housing is about half of a similar square houses built in the traditional way.

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