Frankfurt Inch by inch. The printhead with its light blue metallic edges moves forward quickly and relatively quietly on the heavy rail to place a concrete bead on a concrete bead. As if in the interval, a small taupe wall is created layer by layer, which gradually accumulates on the wall. The massive machine steadily follows the same lines over and over until a floor plan emerges from the concrete block, even to the common person’s eye.
What used to be a little key ring gimmick a few years ago has now reached the real estate industry: homes made with a 3D printer. The use of new technology has long been discontinued abroad or in the United States alone. The first typical homes can now be found in Germany.
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