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3D printed soil structures that can grow plants

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Researchers at the University of Virginia developed a method to 3D print soil structures with embedded seeds that sprout into plants. 3D printing, or additive manufacturing, is becoming more and more popular in architectural design ...

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3D printed lamps made from recycled fishnets

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A subdivision of Signify, Philips MyCreation are small regional 3D printing hubs that 3D print lamps from filament made of recycled fishing nets. Fishing nets are made of very tough nylon, but have a short ...

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The world’s first biobased 3D printed house

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Researchers at University of Maine in the US have revealed a 3D printed house made of recycled materials and wood waste and is intended to soothe the state’s housing shortage. Constructed on the world’s largest ...

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A wooden multifunctional and adaptative building

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Located in Meerstad near Groningen in the Netherlands, design agency De Zwarte Hond designed a multifunctional and adaptative central building, its entire supportive structure made of wood. Called SuperHub, the building “represents a revitalized circular ...

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Disposable paper electronics

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A team of researchers from the State University of New York at Binghamton created a prototype circuit board made of a sheet of paper with fully integrated electrical components that can be burned or left ...

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Realistic 3D printed concrete coral reefs

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Called 3D Innovareef, researchers at Chulalongkorn University in Thailand developed a ‘Lego-like’ system of 3D printed concrete modules with the aim to accelerate the recovery of coral reefs. Coral reefs in Thai seas have been ...

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