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Building Communities Faster With 3D Printing

Building Communities Faster With 3D Printing

Don AjamianDon Ajamian is the CEO of Emergent 3D, a California construction company providing affordable workforce housing solutions with 3D printing technology. With 38 years of experience as a licensed general contractor, Don transitioned to the 3D construction printing industry following the 2018 Carr Fire in Northern California. His objective is to captivate the listening audience’s interest by showcasing the vast possibilities that 3D printing technology holds for the construction industry today.

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Here’s a glimpse of what you’ll learn:

  • Don Ajamian’s experience with 3D printing technology for post-fire home construction
  • The potential of concrete 3D printing to address the industry’s workforce shortage
  • How locally sourced materials for 3D-printed homes in California help save cost and time
  • Case study: Designing a 400-square-foot home for Woodbury University students 
  • Technology advancements and emerging trends in 3D construction
  • How 3D-printed walls streamline construction by eliminating framing and cladding
  • Don addresses concerns about job displacement due to 3D printing

In this episode…

3D printing is poised to revolutionize the construction industry, offering significant social implications. How can contractors leverage 3D printing in disaster recovery, workforce development, and creative design in construction?

Veteran contractor Don Ajamian discovered the potential of 3D printing in construction following the Carr Fire in Shasta County, California, which destroyed over 1400 homes and numerous structures. Reiterating the need for innovation in construction, he emphasizes the potential of concrete 3D printing to lower building costs and address the workforce shortage. In addition, research shows that 3D printing for construction could be efficient in disaster recovery, offering advantages such as rapid construction, unlike traditional construction methods that can be time-consuming and labor-intensive.

In this episode of This Is Concrete, Chad Gill welcomes Don Ajamian, the CEO of Emergent 3D, to discuss Don’s company’s work in 3D printing construction and the potential benefits and applications. Don shares his experience using 3D printing for post-fire construction and how the innovation can improve the industry’s workforce and ease the housing crisis.

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