* Posts by truenorthern

1 post • joined 5 Sep 2008

Concrete-jet 'printers' to build houses, Moonbases in hours

truenorthern

efficient already

I hope they can make this work, they have a long ways to go to make what works an inch wide in the lab work on a typical building site.

and I have sure seen a lot of these types of efforts. Someone basically outside the construction industry comes along and determines that all construction is inefficient and that they can do it 10 times faster, 10 times cheaper, and now more environmentally friendly.

Well, I have news for you construction professional operate extremely efficiently and at least in residential housing marginally are razor thin with very high competition.

one more thing, softwood lumber is a renewable resource. Nearly all the lumber in Canada/US comes from plantations. The whole process is self sustaining, we have not been harvesting more than is sustainable for years,...

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