August 21, 2013
...AND CHEAPER...:Dutch architects say 3D print technology could solve the world's housing problems (Deutsche Welle, 8/21/13)
3D printers can create almost anything these days, from eyeglasses and coffee mugs to working handguns. But now architects in Amsterdam are dreaming bigger. Much bigger.Posted by Orrin Judd at August 21, 2013 10:54 AM
Two Dutch architecture firms, DUS Architects and Universe Architecture, are each hoping to print the world's first full-scale, inhabitable house.
"It's kind of Lego for adults," says Hans Vermeulen, one of three architects at DUS. But his plan is not child's play. He wants to print, piece by piece, a classic Dutch canal house, which will become an information center for 3D printing.
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