3 Amazing Advances in 3D-Printing Today

3D-printing technology has become an everyday tool in almost every field, and continues to make amazing advances, no less. We take a look at 3 of the latest developments.

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* 1st 3D-printed skyscrapper in the world

A construction firm based in Dubai has announced plans to build the world’s first 3D-printed skyscraper. The company, called Cazza, has confirmed that it will be erected in the United Arab Emirates. - Read more at:

 

* 3D-printed house designed for survival

The “off-grid 3D-printed gadget house” from PassivDom is described as “the first totally autonomous house in the world.” […] PassivDom also provides a level of customization via optional packages: For added comfort [...] And prepare for the zombie apocalypse with armored glazing, increased storage of toilet paper, and a “gift edition” bible. - Read more at:

* 3D-printing system to convert a room into a 3D-printer

Swedish inventor Torbjørn Ludvigsen has spent the last three years developing a new kind of large-format 3D printer that can build furniture-sized objects in any room — surprisingly easily and relatively cheaply. Ludvigsen’s invention, the Hangprinter, employs a system of wires and computer-controlled pulleys anchored to the walls, floor, and ceiling. Once installed, the Hangprinter essentially uses the room itself as a casing.Read more here:

With progressive technologies such as 3D-printing, life becomes so much more enhanced, the future a brighter spot.

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