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The Complete Guide to 3D Printed Homes in India

Today a luxury home builder company strives not to just accentuate the feel, safety, and beauty of a perfect home,


Today a luxury home builder company strives not to just accentuate the feel, safety, and beauty of a perfect home,but also to make more sustainable and affordable homes with the help of technology.  We are talking about the latest technological concept named the 3D Printed Homes and it is creating a positive change in the construction industry today in India and many places worldwide. If you are looking forward to owning a modern sustainable home anywhere in South India, we have got you covered. With a progressive passion to build custom made homes, our collections have proven that our green home buildings and farmhouse styles are worth keeping for generations.


What is a 3d printed house?

The 3D printed homes use a technology known as contour crafting where the robotic arms move around on rails and print the house layer by layer. Instead of using plastic like a traditional 3D printer, the robotic arm extruder prints concrete. Construction using the robotic arm extruder is considered the most common method for large scale 3D printing which uses additive manufacturing technology.

Also, there is a second method that can be used called sand 3D printing. Sand 3D printing occurs when a large machine begins with a single layer of sandy powder. The printer then uses a binder to harden the shape of the house materials slowly.


Where can you find 3D printed house construction in India? Examples


Tvasta Manufacturing Solutions

Tvasta Manufacturing Solutions, a start-up founded by alumni of IIT Madras, has made India’s first 3D printed house which is located in Chennai. The team printed the structure using a specialty concrete that it had developed to print large scale 3D structures in short periods.

As per the report, the company has developed a Made in India tech that leverages 3D printing to make building homes faster, more sustainable, and more economical. Within four weeks, The Indian Army’s Military Engineering Services (MES) constructed two houses using 3D printing technology which is a first of its kind structure in India. Each house is built area of around 700 square feet and is situated in Gandhinagar, Gujarat.


Divide by Zero Technologies

This Mumbai based company is headed by Swapnil Sansare and they have always felt that technology can be used in a different light apart from just games and entertainment. They have used exclusive engineering technology to make designs and construct a building, halls, and various facilities that are of a small size.


The process of 3D printing is also called additive manufacturing and is preferred by modern custom homes builders in India. The entire cycle of construction to complete deliverance goes much more than the traditional methods.  


How is the design and construction process different from ordinary houses? 

The house blueprint is designed through a modeling software program where it can be easily customized to meet the homeowners’ needs.  So, in case you need an exquisite home with a private pool villa in Kerala and in tamil nadu, this can be absorbed into the design with the help of technology. Once the blueprint is approved the home builder sends the design to a 3D printer. Before printing begins, rails are installed around the building site to direct the building arm. Once you press “print “, the printer works automatically. The 3D printer uses additive manufacturing to print materials layer by layer. In a nutshell, the robotic arm is a big concrete nozzle that’s controlled by a computer following the floor plan. A small crew of the custom home contractor company oversees the process to ensure that everything is moving according to plan. Once the home has been printed and post processing steps such as removing rails from the job site are completed, it’s time to add additional home features. Workers come to the construction site to install other pieces such as windows, doors, and electrical wiring to complete the process.

In short, it is way different from the conventional brick and mortar onsite designing and construction process alone. With 3D, this work becomes more transparent and organized.