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3-D printing a building
A barracks hut constructed with the Automated Construction of Expeditionary Structures is a new construction technology that prints concrete structures. The printer reduces building materials shipped by half and construction manpower requirements by 62 percent when compared to expedient plywood construction in overseas military construction. This hut resides at the Construction Engineering Research Laboratory in Champaign, Illinois.

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Tags: 3-D, CERL, ACES, ERDC, usace
Photo by: Mike Jazdyk |  VIRIN: 170818-A-MV376-038.JPG