3D printed house, 3D printer on sale in UK
3D printing house, the maker of the famous 3D printers, has sold a new 3D-printed house on eBay for £1,599,500 ($2,099,000).3D printer manufacturer 3D Systems (NASDAQ:3DYS) said it had been sold a building in London’s Chelsea neighbourhood that it was building on the site of a former industrial park.
The building was previously a factory where 3D prints were produced, and was on the market for about £400,000 ($645,000), but now is on the block of flats for a price of £1.9 million ($2.8 million).3d printers were first introduced to the market by a team at the University of California, Berkeley, in 2010, and have since become a staple in home design and fabrication.
In 2016, the company sold its first-ever 3D Printer to a student.
The 3D printable houses built on the land have been used to make objects like a bed, chair, and a sofa, according to the seller, who did not disclose the exact size of the building.
The buyer has not yet specified a date for the sale.
“This is a beautiful piece of history,” the seller said.
“It’s a lovely house with great detailing.”
The buyer’s representative said the property, which has been “taken down” to make way for a development, would be open to the public for the next two years.