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


  • Alquist will partner with CPH-3D, the 3D printing construction startup to build a printed house in Tampa, Florida.
  • The 1,521-square-foot project is currently listed at $599 300
  • Additional printed furniture can be added to the luxury three-bedroom, two bathroom home. 
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.

CPH-3D printed home in Tampa, Florida rendering.
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.

Alquist COBOD BOD2 3D printer

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.

CPH-3D printed home in Tampa, Florida rendering.
Alquist is a rising star in the rapidly growing construction tech industry.

A 3D printer printing concrete onto a wall. A person is kneeling next to the printer.
The startup has built several units in Virginia, including a $235,000, three-bedroom, two bathroom home.

A walkway leading up to a 3D printed home. The home is surrounded by green grass and blue skies.

Source: Insider

It now plans to build 200 more concrete homes in the state over the next five-years.

A 3D printer printing concrete onto a wall. There's groups of people next to the printer looking on.

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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
The 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.

The 3D printed home among trees and a blue sky.

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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% …

CPH-3D printed home rendering.

Source: CPH-3D

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

A 3D printed for homes
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.

The COBOD printer printing the walls of the 3D printed home.

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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.

Alquist COBOD BOD2 3D printer

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This home will be similar to other 3D-printed homes and have curved walls.

CPH-3D printed home in Tampa, Florida rendering.
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.

Alquist COBOD BOD2 3D printer

Source: Compass

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

CPH-3D printed home floor plan.
… as well as a laundry room, walk-in closets, and two bathrooms.

CPH-3D printed home floor plan.
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.

CPH-3D printed home rendering.

Source: Compass

Home design features like 10 foot ceilings, quartz countertops and a walk in pantry and closets will add luxury to the home.

CPH-3D printed home rendering.
And because it hasn't been built yet, there are still plenty of opportunities for its future owners to customize the build.

CPH-3D printed home in Tampa, Florida rendering.
The home's renderings depict walls with a layered concrete, a byproduct of the printing process. These walls can be finished by the future owner.

CPH-3D printed home in Tampa, Florida rendering.
According to the listing, additional features such as a garage or furniture can also be printed.

CPH-3D printed home rendering.
Gibson claims that the home has attracted several buyers who are interested in the construction project. Gibson says it could end up costing less than $599,000.

CPH-3D printed home floor plan.
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.

CPH-3D printed home rendering.
"More and more requests come through every day," Gibson said, adding that it's proving local demand for printed homes.

Two-story CPH-3D printed home rendering.
"Buyers are embracing this new approach to home building and loving the design freedom, strength and efficiency," he said.

CPH-3D printed home in Tampa, Florida rendering.
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