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Indian Army engineers build first-of-its-kind 3D printed house for jawans

  • Published
    16th Mar, 2022

Indian Army's Military Engineering Services (MES) constructed two houses using 3D Rapid Construction Technology recently.


About the first-of-its-kind 3D printed house:

  • The 3D-printed residences in Gandhinagar, built by the South-Western Air Command, are the first of their sort in India.
  • Each house has a built area of around 700 square feet and was built in collaboration with the Chennai-based startup Tvasta.
  • Zone-3 seismic standards are met by the disaster-resistant structures.
  • The Indian Army’s Military Engineering Services (MES) built two houses in three weeks using 3D Rapid Construction Technology in a bid to broaden the horizons of computerised construction.
  • The 3D printed dwellings are representative of modern-day rapid construction attempts to meet the Indian Armed Forces’ expanding accommodation needs.
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