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#techtuesday: 3D printed ceilings, drone attacks, a very modern rubik's cube and lots of robots

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The 3D printed ceiling made from sand

A lightweight concrete ceiling with formwork 3D-printed from sand is among the innovations to feature in an experimental robot-made house built by university ETH Zurich. The “DFAB House,” currently under construction in Dübendorf, Switzerland, showcases five digital building methods that have never before been seen in architecture, and the concrete Smart Slab is the latest addition. The structure has been computationally designed to use only the minimal amount of material necessary to make it load-bearing and is less than half

 

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