Habitat for Humanity debuts the world’s first 3D-printed owner-occupied home in Virginia

Earlier this week, additive construction company Alquist and Habitat for Humanity formally handed over the keys to the new owner of an otherwise ordinary-looking three-bedroom single-family home in Williamsburg, Virginia. Despite appearances, however, that building was recently completed as the first Habitat project on the East Coast to be constructed with the aid of a massive 3D printer. The 1,200-square abode at 129 Forest Heights Road in Williamsburg’s Ewell neighborhood is also being billed as the world’s first 3D-printed owner-occupied home.

Despite the impressive superlative, the project, spearheaded by the Newport News-headquartered Habitat for Humanity Peninsula and Greater Williamsburg in partnership with Alquist, isn’t

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