350 Square Foot 3D Printed Luxury Tiny Home in Austin

The popularity of tiny living has skyrocketed in recent years, leaving tiny home builders with long waiting lists and potential consumers with months of waiting.


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And supply chain constraints, combined with rising material and labor costs, have not helped companies build faster or cheaper.

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But Austin, TX-based 3D printing construction company Icon may have the solution to all of our big, tiny house problems.

The bedroom inside the House Zero accessory living unit.  There is a bed, a television and large windows.


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3D-printed home enthusiasts say the technology can build homes faster, but more sustainably and at a lower cost than traditional building methods. And Icon has put that to the test with their latest project.

The bedroom inside the House Zero accessory living unit.  There is a kitchen with a stove, liquor, knives, sink and other cooking utensils.


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But you won’t have to travel overseas to see this new little home: Icon’s latest property is located right in the heart of Austin, Texas.

The bathroom inside the House Zero accessory dwelling unit.


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It’s no surprise, then, that Icon gave House Zero a smaller companion ADU, which was printed alongside the main house using the company’s large in-house Vulcan printing system and the “high resistance” concrete, called “lavacrete”.

A cactus inside the House Zero accessory living unit.


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Here, you’ll find basics like a sink, dishwasher, refrigerator, two-burner stove, and storage. The space may be small, but the kitchen worktop was long which made the small cooking area feel spacious.

The bedroom inside the House Zero accessory living unit.  There is a kitchen with a stove, liquor, knives, sink, dishwasher and other cooking utensils.


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Overall, despite its small size, the ADU felt like a luxurious getaway from the main house.

A light and books inside the House Zero accessory living unit.


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