40 foot tall 3d printer prints buildings

http://www.businessinsider.com/wasp-builds-40-foot-3d-printer-to-build-clay-homes-2015-9?nr_email_referer=1&utm_content=BISelect&utm_medium=email&utm_source=Sailthru&utm_campaign=BI%20Select%20%28Tuesday%20Thursday%29%202015-09-24&utm_term=Business%20Insider%20Select
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On Fri, 25 Sep 2015 11:49:12 -0700 (PDT), StarDust

=============My impression is this is intended for basic housing in less developed countries to use locally available materials.
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On 9/26/2015 10:47 AM, F. George McDuffee wrote:

Looks like a solution in search of a problem. I guess a gizmo that fits in the bed of a pickup and cranks out bricks won't get enough media attention.
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If you're suggesting soil-cement bricks in competition with a 3D printer pumping out a similar thing, there's no contest. I worked on a soil-cement project 45 years ago. It's labor-intensive and very slow. The only place it makes any sense is in some place where people have nothing else to do.
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