World’s 1st 3D Printed Neighborhood Being Built in California

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The homes built on this space would have solar panels installed. It would also be built with weather-resistant materials and will have a minimum environmental impact.

By Mayukh Saha for TruthTheory
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World’s First 3D Printed Neighborhood Is Being Built In California

 

 

A home development company from California, Palari Group, and a construction tech company known as Mighty Buildings have teamed up to construct the world’s first 3D printed neighborhood. It will be constructed with robotic automation. The community will be based in Rancho Mirage, which is in Coachella Valley California, and will bear 15 homes on a 5-acre space of land. The homes built on this space would have solar panels installed. It would also be built with weather-resistant materials and will have a minimum environmental impact.

“We could not be more excited for this groundbreaking collaboration with Palari, and to be a part of the creation of the world’s first 3D-printed zero net energy community,” said Alexey Dubov, co-founder and COO of Mighty Buildings. “This will be the first on-the-ground actualization of our vision for the future of housing — able to be deployed rapidly, affordably, sustainably, and able to augment surrounding communities with a positive dynamic.” 

A Deeper Look Into The 3D Printed Home

The California project is valued to be at around $15 million and will use a 3D-printed panel system which is also developed by Mighty Buildings. This system would assist in eliminating 95% of the wastes related to construction.

For the improvement of the quality of air, the designers have integrated DARWIN by Delos into the houses. This is an AI unit that purifies the internal air from pollutants, pathogens, allergens, and odors.

 

You can also observe additional wellness through the circadian lightings and localized filtration of water. In terms of energy, the panels absorb enough light to supply the home with electricity. You also have the option to add EV chargers or Tesla Powerwall batteries.

These individual houses have stone walls on the outer side, which are textured, highlighting the modern architecture in the midcentury. Large windows from the ceiling to the floor and 1,450 sq feet living space are also an additional aesthetic. The homes have 3 bedrooms each and have 2 bathrooms alongside a guesthouse. The guesthouse has an additional one bathroom and 2 bedrooms.

The properties cover 10,000 sq feet in total which includes swimming pools and decks where you can build your own hot tubs, cabanas, or even outdoor showers.

“We are thrilled to launch this first development of 3D-printed sustainable homes and partner with Mighty buildings to realize our common vision of transforming the way we build homes of the future,” said Basil Starr, founder, and CEO of Palari. “3D-printing allows us to build faster, stronger, and more efficiently, making it integral to our platform of streamlining home-building process centered on the sustainability of construction, materials, and operations.”

Mighty Buildings is a construction technology company based in Oakland, CA that is innovating the construction industry by creating beautiful, sustainable, and high-quality homes using advanced materials patented 3D printing technology, and robotic automation.

Their mission is to have a positive impact on the environment, local communities, and the housing crisis through our sustainable approach.

By Mayukh Saha for TruthTheory
© 2021 TruthTheory – All Rights Reserved

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