Beijing, July 20 (IANS) A 3-D printed two-storeyed villa was built in less than three hours in China’s Shanxi’s province, a media report said Monday.
A crane assembled modules of living room, bedroom, kitchen, and restroom within less than 3 hours on July 17 in Xi’an, northwest China’s Shanxi province, the People’s Daily reported.
“Traditional construction requires half a year to build up a villa, whereas using 3D print modules, the process can be shortened…,” said the engineer in charge of the design and production of the 3D printed villa. The engineer was not named.
The cost per square meter is around $400-480.