- When compared to regular cement, its construction will produce only 55% of the carbon emissions.
COBOD, the global leader in 3D construction printing solutions, recently announced the construction of Europe’s largest 3D printed building in Germany. This project is being spearheaded by KRAUSGRUPPE, a Heidelberg-based project developer, builder, investor, real estate manager, and broker.
The city will have a ground-breaking example of 3D construction printing technology, which will revolutionise the construction industry. This ground-breaking project is being developed for Heidelberg IT Management GmbH & Co. KG, a provider of cloud and data centres.
Europe’s Largest 3D Printed Building
This new structure will be Europe’s largest 3D printed structure (to date). It measures approximately 54m long, 11m wide, and 9m tall. The construction process began on March 31st and is scheduled to be completed by the end of July 2023. It will function as an IT server hotel and will be one of the most technologically advanced and innovative structures in the region.
“As an independent family business with a long tradition and a future ahead, we want to promote innovative construction methods in Heidelberg and make a positive contribution to sustainable building methods.”– Hans-Jörg Kraus, managing partner of the KRAUSGRUPPE
PERI 3D Construction, a pioneer in the 3D construction printing industry, is providing the know-how for the 3D printing process and is printing the building’s walls with COBOD’s BOD2 3D construction printer. PERI intends to use the printer’s high printing speeds to complete the printing of the walls of this large-scale project in just 140 hours, which is equivalent to printing 4 square metres of building per hour.
The architects from SSV Architekten and Mense Korte, who worked on the project together, paid special attention to the design of the walls, which is very unique, as seen in the renderings of the server hotel.
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Dr. Fabian Meyer-Brötz, Managing Director of PERI 3D Construction GmbH, said, “Based on parametric design, the special wall design used in the building documents the immense design freedom, that the COBOD BOD2 3D printer enables. We are very proud to be able to realize our largest building to date with this project.”
“In this unique project PERI is emphasizing two of the key benefits of 3D construction printing; speed of execution and design freedom. Because of this our technology is capable of carrying out everything from materials savings windmill towers over low cost residential housing in Africa to architectural office type buildings in Germany.”– Henrik Lund-Nielsen, Founder & General Manager of COBOD
COBOD is privately owned by General Electric, CEMEX, Holcim, and PERI, as well as Dar Al Arkan (Saudi Arabia), L&T Construction (India), JGC (Japan), Siam Cement (Thailand), and Orascom (Egypt).
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