Peri builds largest 3D-printed apartment building in Europe

Work on the first 3D-printed apartment building in Germany is progressing and proves the technology is suitable for building large dwellings, according to German construction giant Peri.

Located in Wallenhausen, Bavaria, the project is the second 3D-printed residential building by the company – in September, the family-owned firm announced work had begun on Germany’s first printed residential house in Beckum, North Rhine-Westphalia.

Two months later, the company has launched work on a building that consists of five apartments across three floors, with approximately 380sqm of living space constructed, using a 3D construction printer. The residential building also features a full-length basement. The printing process for this project is expected to take six weeks, the company says.

“With the project in Wallenhausen, we are seeing the PERI 3D construction printing team take the next important step. At the same time, PERI is consolidating its position as a leading company in the field of 3D con