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3D-printed concrete prefab bathroom units by CES InnovFab on display at the IBEW at Marina Bay Sands. ST PHOTO: NG SOR LUAN
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Home-grown construction firm CES InnovFab unveiled its 3D-printed prefabricated bathroom units (PBUs) earlier this week, making a splash at the BEX Asia showcase.

Bathrooms are one of the most complex parts of a home to build as they require more fixtures – such as taps, sinks and shower heads – per square foot than any other part of the home. These fixtures rely on plumbing and waterproofing, electrical wiring and non-slip tiling, which require more manpower and time, thus adding to construction costs.

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