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ICON Technology, Inc.

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ICON develops innovative construction technologies aimed at revolutionizing building practices for both Earth and space habitats. Utilizing advanced materials like low-carbon concrete and automated systems such as robotic construction, ICON's solutions cater to the increasing demand for sustainable and efficient construction methods in challenging environments.

Founded: 2017

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ICON Company Overview

ICON Technology, Inc., a trailblazer in the construction technology landscape, focuses on creating robust, eco-friendly homes using progressive techniques such as 3D printing and robotics. Their notable innovations include the Phoenix, a robotic system that streamlines multi-story construction, and CarbonX, a low-carbon concrete that significantly reduces environmental impact. ICON is also exploring construction possibilities beyond Earth, developing technologies for potential use on the Moon and Mars. This includes specialized robotics and material advancements suitable for harsh extraterrestrial environments. ICON's integration of AI into architectural design further distinguishes their capabilities, offering smarter and faster construction solutions. Their comprehensive approach extends beyond residential buildings, aiming to redefine habitat possibilities on other planets through cutting-edge technology.

Management Team

Jason Ballard Co-Founder and CEO
Alexander Le Roux Co-Founder and CTO
Graeme Waitzkin COO
Tom vonReichbauer CFO

Funding Information


BIG Partners Up with 3D-Printing Robotics Company, ICON

BIG - Bjarke Ingels Group has joined a series of investors and partnered up with ICON, in order to push forward the use of 3D printing robotics to deliver dignified, resilient homes around the world.

U.S. Marines use ICON 3D printing to create concrete structures at Camp Pendleton

Texas-based construction firm ICON has partnered with the U.S. government-backed Defense Innovation Unit (DIU), to demonstrate the military applications of 3D printing at the Camp Pendleton Marine base.

ICON and DIU demonstrate construction additive manufacturing for military use

ICON, known for 3D printing homes and communities in Mexico and central Texas, has been prototyping various structures with DIU (the Defense Innovation Unit) and USMC utilizing the 3D technology.

One day, you might live in a 3D-printed house

Icon—a winner of Fast Company’s 2020 World Changing Ideas Awards—has built a 3D printer so large it can print the walls of a house in 24 hours.

This village for the homeless just got a new addition: 3D-printed houses

Icon is printing full houses to give Austin’s homeless a real home to live in.

7 Incredible 3D Printed Houses From Around the World

Check out these 7 examples of tiny 3D printed houses from around the world.

The world’s first 3D-printed neighborhood now has its first houses

A giant 3D printer is currently squeezing out new homes in rural Mexico. Each one takes 24 hours and lets local families upgrade from a shack to a two-bedroom house. Could this be part of the global housing solution?

Meet the Tiny Austin Company That Wants to Disrupt the Trillion-Dollar Construction Industry With Its 3-D-Printed Homes

The journey of faith and hard work that led Jason Ballard to his fascinating startup, Icon.

The Power Of Purpose: How New Story Is 3D Printing Houses To End Global Homelessness

An interview with Brett Hagler, Founder of New Story, the housing start-up that is making waves with its 3D house printing technology.

ICON is 3D Printing Homes for the Homeless in Austin

ICON, a high-profile Austin startup that has developed industrial scale 3D printers, is taking on its biggest project yet — and it’s one that’s poised to help the greater Austin community.

Can Robots Solve the Affordable Housing Crisis?

3D-printing has revolutionized manufacturing, but changing an industry that still clings to sticks and nails might be harder.

3D printing to provide housing for low-income community in Latin America

Fuseproject, a design studio based in San Francisco, has revealed details regarding its collaborative project with New Story, a non-profit organization fighting homelessness, and ICON, a Texas-based construction technologies company, to 3D print houses in Latin America.

This Tiny House Was 3D-Printed and Built in Less Than 48 Hours

An entire community is being built this summer!

We visit a 3D-printed house

Icon's Vulcan I 3-D printer built its first house in March 2018. For the one-year anniversary, Icon announces the Vulcan II printer, which it says can build new homes in under 24 hours.

ICON launches Vulcan II 3D printer, announces new construction plans

ICON, an Austin, Texas startup known for its low-cost construction 3D printing technology, has introduced the next generation of its 3D printer, the Vulcan II.

There will soon be a whole community of ultra-low-cost 3D-printed homes

The latest iteration of New Story’s home can be printed in a single day–and is being designed by Yves Behar’s Fuseproject. Soon, they’ll start going up in Latin America.

A 3-D-Printed Family Home? A Texas Startup Says It Can Deliver

A Texas startup says it will be able to use a 3-D printer to churn out a concrete house within days by year-end, a technology that has the potential to help solve housing shortages but faces regulatory and technical hurdles.

HUD Secretary Dr. Ben Carson tours affordable 3D-printed East Austin home

From Washington D.C. all the way to an East Austin backyard...H.U.D. Secretary Dr. Ben Carson toured construction tech company Icon's prototype home Thursday morning.

Texas company plans to sell country's first permitted, 3D-printed house

An Austin company wants to be the first in the country to sell a 3D printed house to the public. It's also partnered with a San Francisco company to develop the first leasable, permitted 3D home system.

6 of the most amazing things that were 3D-printed in 2018

From bridges to cars, 3D printing proved this year that it’s still relevant and exciting.