An nameless reader writes: The Netherlands’ first useful 3-D-printed house will probably be in a position to welcome occupants as early as subsequent yr. According to The Guardian’s Daniel Boffey, the one-story, two-bedroom home is the first and smallest of five 3D-printed concrete homes set for construction in the Dutch city of Eindhoven. The five-year initiative, referred to as Project Milestone, objectives to fight the rustic’s scarcity of professional bricklayers and revitalize the architectural business. Project Milestone emerged as a collaboration between the Eindhoven University of Technology, an international chief in 3-D printing, and Dutch building corporate Van Wijnen. Real property supervisor Vesteda, fabrics corporate Saint Gobain-Weber Beamix and engineering company Witteveen+Bos additionally contributed to the mission.