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ProtoHouse: A Cantilevered, Fibrous Home Created With a 3D Printer

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by Tafline Laylin last modified Oct 24, 2012

It was only a matter of time before 3D-printed houses started popping up, but Softkill Design’s fibrous ProtoHouse wasn’t exactly what we all had in mind. Eschewing the conventional solid house, the London-based firm printed a 1:33 model of a fibrous cave-like dwelling made using a bone growth formula that only puts material where it [...]




 

 

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It was only a matter of time before 3D-printed houses started popping up, but Softkill Design’s fibrous ProtoHouse wasn’t exactly what we all had in mind. Eschewing the conventional solid house, the London-based firm printed a 1:33 model of a fibrous cave-like dwelling made using a bone growth formula that only puts material where it is structurally necessary. Because water can easily enter the home, waterproofing was added on the inside!

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