It won't be long before the first 3D printed building is up.
Here are the pathfinders...
Landscape House, Universe Architecture, Amsterdam
Janjaap Ruijssenaars, has designed a 12,000-square-foot Landscape House. The two storey concept will be produced using 3D printing techniques. Ruijssenaars is aiming to have the entire structure completed by 2014.
Proto House 2.0, Softkill Design, London, UK
Softkill designed Proto House 1.0, the first prototype for a 3D printed building. Proto House 2.0, is now a 4x8m, one-storey building, and will be printed off-site in a factory.
DUS Public Architecture, Amsterdam
Four-story canal house in Amsterdam, printed using a purpose-built 3D printer which is housed inside a vertical shipping container. The first room of the house will be printed and assembled in 2013.