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Virtual Course

Principles of Additive Construction

September 05, 2024

September 5, 2024



About the Course

The construction industry is progressively embracing additive manufacturing from making small parts to large structures. As this technology advances, it promises to become an increasingly viable supplement to traditional construction methods. The term additive construction (AC) has been coined to describe technologies that build large-scale structures layer by layer. Applications of AC cover all construction sectors and expand to large-scale real estate projects, elements of buildings, entire structures, civil infrastructure, and disaster relief. AC also encompasses relevant areas of architecture, engineering, robotics, and project and facility management.

A proficient workforce equipped with a deep understanding of this technology is essential for its widespread adoption. Comprehensive knowledge is necessary to effectively communicate the nuances of additive construction. Our one-day virtual training program is meticulously designed to impart a comprehensive understanding of the current state-of-the-art in additive construction, equipping participants with the requisite knowledge to explore this dynamic realm of construction. Take the first step towards mastering additive construction by joining our program today.

Who should attend?

Anyone who is interested in gaining a first-hand knowledge of Additive Construction technology and want to get involved in driving this technology with required level of understanding.

What to expect?

The course will address the below topics:

  • Background (History, market growth, and type of solutions)
  • Architectural designs and approaches
  • Business models
  • Materials and approaches
  • Operational and Technology Advancements
  • Standards and related initiatives
  • AC, a common tool in construction

The agenda and additional information about the Principles of Additive Construction Course will be available soon. 


Agenda coming soon.


  • Wohlers Associates, Powered by ASTM International

    Stephan Mansour

Meet the instructor:

Stephan Mansour is an additive construction specialist at Wohlers Associates powered by ASTM International. Mansour has a specialty in construction digitization and is supporting the adoption of innovative technology. He focuses on additive manufacturing in construction, which enabled the realization and completion of a partially 3D-printed house in Saudi Arabia in 2018 for the Saudi Ministry of Housing. He advises global corporations and entrepreneurial establishments to successfully implement the means necessary to transform business operations and disruption in construction. He is currently leading construction standards initiatives with JG80 under ISO/ASTM as vice chair of ASTM’s F42.07.07 sub-section.

AM CoE by the Numbers

With decades of experience in additive manufacturing, our team of experts is integral to our work. With team members located throughout the Americas, Europe, and Asia, the AM CoE is able to provide agile support for global initiatives.


combined in-kind, government agency, and ASTM investment
projects initiated that will address AM standardization gaps

How can I participate?

  • Support through Research and Development

    Through the AM CoE, research priorities are identified by the top minds in the field and are matched from the start to the standards that need to be generated to ensure the resulting AM technology’s success.

  • Consortium for Materials Data and Standardization

    Consortia for Materials Data & Standardization (CMDS) enables companies of all sizes from across the entire additive manufacturing ecosystem to collaborate on standardizing the best practices for materials data generation.

  • Explore On-Demand Webinars

    The webinar series provides guidance sessions on multiple and diverse topics in AM Design, Fabrication, Post-processing, Mechanical testing, Non-destructive evaluation, Applications, and Qualification and Certification.

  • Education & Workforce Development

    Comprehensive program that educates and trains the additive manufacturing workforce at all levels, while continually incorporating new advances to respond to industry needs and leverage standardization, certification, and AM CoE partner expertise.