prvok, tiny house with a view, will be the first 3D printed house in the Czech Republic and will float on a barge, while also being able to stay on the ground.
It is an innovative construction for several reasons. First of all, the tiny house is completed in just 48 hours, it can cost up to 50% of conventional buildings and with 20% less emissions.
Its creator Michal trpak began this month putting the concept into production with 3D printing. He hopes the project will "change the construction industry forever," making custom homes and buildings more affordable than traditional methods and even other similar buildings.
From four wheels to four walls
The keystone of the Prvok project is the application of a method designed for other industrial sectors. The tiny house is in fact made with Scoolpt, a robotic arm usually used for automotive production.
This intuition has made it possible to obtain a method seven times faster than the usual ones. 15 square centimeters per second, to create a 140 square meter building in just 48 hours.
Also in terms of production agility, needless to say, the system speeds things up a lot: from 65 construction workers, Prvok can obtain the same building using only 25.
The tiny house also uses an innovative concrete, able to more easily form stable volumes. Once printed, the building is left to “dry”, reaching optimal solidity within 28 days.
The process also winks at reuse. In the future, the owners will be able to destroy the building once its useful life is over and print it again with the same material directly on site.
How is it made inside Prvok 3D?
The space and the constructive mechanism do not compromise the habitability and the pleasantness of the interior spaces. The 3D printed tiny house will have three rooms: a bedroom, a living room with a kitchen and a bathroom. Inside, Prvok is also equipped with green technology, such as a recirculating shower and tanks for drinking water, which make it partially self-sufficient.