Australian company 3D prints building structures using hemp

Date:2 March 2020 Author: Imogen Searra

MIRRECO is an Australian-based company that is working toward building 3D-printed homes using hemp. Hemp has fast become a popular building material around the world, for its low impact on the environment,and is known for its durability and availability.


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MIRRECO has developed 3D printed panels that can be used for the construction of residential and commercial building.

In a statement, MIRRECO said: “Just imagine living and working in buildings that are 3D-printed and available to move into in only a matter of weeks. The floors, walls and roof will all be made using hemp biomass, and the windows will incorporate cutting-edge technology that allows light to pass through glass where it is converted into electricity.”

With the global growth of carbon-neutral infrastructure, MIRRECO is a pioneer in this industry in Australia.



In the Netherlands, a town called Bosrijk near Eindhoven has become a hub for sustainable, 3D-printed habitable homes. Project Milestone will print 5 homes. The concept was crafted at the Eindhoven University of Technology and offers contractors a sustainable alternative to traditional building methods. 



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