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SOM debuts “world’s largest 3D-printed polymer building” designed for off-grid living

by LiveModern Webmaster last modified Jan 29, 2016 01:03 AM
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by Cat DiStasio last modified Jan 28, 2016

Each segment of the corridor-like structure is created separately using 3D-printing technology, and then assembled wherever needed, without requiring any additional framing or supports. SOM’s design team worked alongside U.S. Department of Energy's Oak Ridge National Laboratory for this off-grid masterpiece. The claims it’s the world's largest 3D-printed polymer structure, and they’re probably right. The shelter is a prototype made for the Additive Manufacturing Integrated Energy (AMIE), an...





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