Printed House – level 2

25-02-2021 07:00

A company made an unusual house. The house was from concrete, but a big 3D printer made it.

The house was a demo house and the company built it in Calverton, New York, US. The house was 180 square meters large, and it took 48 hours to print it. When the concrete dried, builders made a roof, and then they finished the inside of the house.

People’s reactions were positive and negative, too. The director of the company said that some people were not ready for such a different way of building houses. Older people and businessmen did not know anything about 3D printing and it was all new for them. Younger people, who knew 3D printing, usually liked the house.

Some people believe that building houses with the help of 3D printers will be more usual in the future.

Difficult words: concrete (a grey material which people use to build houses and other buildings), demo (something that people make to show how something works or looks), reaction (what a person does or how he feels when something happens).

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