Science!! Fucking magnets, how do they work?

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Just like everything bad that has happened in Ukraine, it was Russia's fault.
These things happen, like the time the russians accidentally drained the Ural sea and inappropriately dumped a lot of nuclear waste at what would be the center if anyone tried to refill it. Totally a big booboo.
 

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I like the tech, but the dust accumulation on those bumpy interior walls is going to be gross in a couple years. I'd spring for the more expensive version where they smooth the concrete as it sets, or at least plaster over it.
 

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I like the tech, but the dust accumulation on those bumpy interior walls is going to be gross in a couple years. I'd spring for the more expensive version where they smooth the concrete as it sets, or at least plaster over it.
This is the Euro version. Once we get involved in this the American version will look like this...

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Ya, inside walls would need to be plastered or smoothed out. Although it would also make wall mounting stuff more problematic when done after the fact, since you’d just have concrete behind whatever facade you slap on top of it
 

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Ya, inside walls would need to be plastered or smoothed out. Although it would also make wall mounting stuff more problematic when done after the fact, since you’d just have concrete behind whatever facade you slap on top of it
Hurricane insurance would be cheap as fuck though.
 

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I want to see what the actual cost is to produce. Also the logistics of it. It can't exactly be mobile. How do they connect the walls, etc.
It's an experimental system so any real cost is going to be yuge because it's built by engineers using the one of a kind hardware they designed and any "in 10+ years and when we built a million houses" cost is going to be total bullshit.
 
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It's definitely cool tech
I wonder how they run the plumbing/electrical. I'm sure it's not too hard. Would be funny if they did it while the concrete was being printed and drying.

3d printed windmill turbines seem weird. I'm not a civil engineer but I figured concrete would be out due to low tensile strength.
 

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I wonder how they run the plumbing/electrical. I'm sure it's not too hard. Would be funny if they did it while the concrete was being printed and drying.

3d printed windmill turbines seem weird. I'm not a civil engineer but I figured concrete would be out due to low tensile strength.
i read they leave the walls hollow for piping etc.
 

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Seems like it should have some sort of steel reinforcement. Unreinforced concrete buildings seem to collapse during earthquakes. I know they said they were building the community in a "seismic zone" but that seems a little dicey to me. I'd guess most people would just frame traditional sheet rock walls inside with insulation and plumbing and electrical inside. Cutting holes in the concrete and fishing shit through it sounds like a nightmare.

They actually didn't really mention any benefits of this sort of construction in the video, just "hey look how cool it is".
 

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Seems like it should have some sort of steel reinforcement. Unreinforced concrete buildings seem to collapse during earthquakes. I know they said they were building the community in a "seismic zone" but that seems a little dicey to me. I'd guess most people would just frame traditional sheet rock walls inside with insulation and plumbing and electrical inside. Cutting holes in the concrete and fishing shit through it sounds like a nightmare.

They actually didn't really mention any benefits of this sort of construction in the video, just "hey look how cool it is".
The benefit is they can build them in days.