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This floating 3D-printable tiny home is designed to last 100 years

Business Insider Logo By Mary Meisenzahl of Business Insider | Slide 1 of 14: Designers in the Czech Republic are working on the country's first 3D-printed tiny home. The structure can be built in only 48 hours, with the help of a robot called Scoolpt.The tiny home also floats on a pontoon, but can sit on land, and is largely self-sustaining.Visit Business Insider's homepage for more stories.A tiny home with a view will soon be available in the Czech Republic. The design, Prvok, will be the first 3D-printed home in the Czech Republic, and will float on a pontoon, though it's also able to stand on land. It's innovative in more ways than one; The structure will be built in only 48 hours, and can save up to 50% of the building costs of conventional buildings, its proponents say. Creators Michal Trpak and the Erste group have started putting the concept into production, with 3D printing happening this month. They are clear that they hope the project will "change the construction industry forever," making custom homes and construction more affordable and less wasteful than traditional methods. Here's Prvok being printed, and what the finished product might look like.  Read the original article on Business Insider

A tiny home with a view will soon be available in the Czech Republic. The design, Prvok, will be the first 3D-printed home in the Czech Republic, and will float on a pontoon, though it's also able to stand on land. It's innovative in more ways than one; The structure will be built in only 48 hours, and can save up to 50% of the building costs of conventional buildings, its proponents say. 

Creators Michal Trpak and the Erste group have started putting the concept into production, with 3D printing happening this month. They are clear that they hope the project will "change the construction industry forever," making custom homes and construction more affordable and less wasteful than traditional methods. 

Click ahead to see Prvok being printed and what the finished product might look like.

 

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