L&T Construction completes 3D-printed building in India

By Catrin Jones23 August 2023

India-based L&T Construction has utilised COBOD’s technology to reduce execution time by 80% and cost by 40% on a 3D-printed post office in Bengaluru in India.

The 3D-printed post office in India (Photo: COBOD)

The construction company recently completed India’s, and the world’s first, 3D printed post office in 43 days.

The post office project is said to have a total floor area of 1,021 square feet (94.9 m²) and costing 2.6 million rupees (US$31,200).

Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi celebrated this accomplishment on social media, stating, “Every Indian would be proud to see India’s first 3D printed Post Office at Cambridge Layout, Bengaluru.

“A testament to our nation’s innovation and progress, it also embodies the spirit of a self-reliant India. Compliments to those who have worked hard in ensuring the Post Office’s completion.” 

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