A luxury three-bedroom 3D-printed home project in Tampa has been listed at nearly $600,000 - see what it'll be like to live in




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  • Alquist is partnering with 3D printing construction startup CPH-3D to build a printed home in Tampa, Florida.

  • The 1,521-square-foot pre-construction project has been listed at $599,300.

  • The luxury three-bedroom, two-bathroom home can come with additional printed furniture.

Alquist, a 3D printing construction tech company, has partnered with Tampa, Florida startup CPH-3D (Click, Print, Home) to build the city's first luxury 3D printed concrete home.

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But this isn't just a test run to prove the tech: The 1,521-square-foot pre-construction project has already been listed on Compass at $599,300.

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CPH-3D  

Source: Compass

And so far, the future home has seen "tremendous" interest, Matt Gibson, the listing agent and the founder of CPH-3D told Insider in an email.

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Alquist has been a budding player in the growing construction tech industry.

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Alquist  

The startup has built several units throughout Virginia, including a $235,000 three-bedroom, two-bathroom home.

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And it now has plans to construct an additional 200 concrete homes in the state within the next five years.

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To build this Tampa home, CPH-3D will use Alquist's COBOD BOD2 3D printer …

a rendering of the COBOD 3D printer
a rendering of the COBOD 3D printer  

… the same model that has been used to build units like Alquist's three-bedroom Virginia home and a 400-square-foot tiny home in Denmark, shown below.

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By using this printer - which precisely excretes the concrete walls of the home - CPH-3D says it can cut the construction project's waste by up to 95% …

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… while saving time, money, and labor compared to traditional construction methods, according to proponents of the tech.

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With all these benefits, it's no surprise Zack Mannheimer, Alquist's CEO, believes more homes will be printed than built traditionally by 2027, he told Insider earlier this year.

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"The Florida market has proven itself resilient and there's a need for cost effective technology - along with natural disaster resistant construction - like never before," Mannheimer said in a press release.

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Like other 3D printed homes, this build will have curved walls made possible by the printer.

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CPH-3D  

And it's not just for aesthetic purposes: The concrete curves and the lack of wood will help make the home hurricane wind, fire, and flood resistant, according to its listing on Compass.

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Inside, the three-bedroom home will have two decks, an open-concept kitchen, living, and dining room …

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CPH-3D  

… as well as a laundry room, walk-in closets, and two bathrooms.

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CPH-3D  

One bathroom will also be in a uniquely curved room to serve as a "safe room" amid severe weather conditions, which Tampa, Florida is no stranger to.

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Source: Compass

Design features like 10-foot-tall ceilings, quartz countertops, and a walk-in pantry and closets will add a luxurious flair to the home.

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And because it hasn't been built yet, there are still plenty of opportunities for its future owners to customize the build.

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CPH-3D  

The home's renderings depict walls with a layered concrete, a byproduct of the printing process. Future owner can opt to finish these walls instead.

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And according to the listing, additional features like a garage and furniture can be printed as well.

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CPH-3D  

Overall, the home has already caught the attention of several buyers who have expressed interest in the construction project, which Gibson says could end up costing under $599,300 to build.

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And those who aren't interested in this exact home and lot have already asked CPH-3D about other build opportunities on their own lots.

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CPH-3D  

"More and more requests come through every day," Gibson said, adding that it's proving local demand for printed homes.

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"Buyers are embracing this new approach to home building and loving the design freedom, strength and efficiency," he said.

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