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Bioconstruction: 3D Printing with Soil to Create Living Structures

Bioconstruction: 3D Printing with Soil to Create Living Structures

 

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What happened? 3D printing has come a long way in the past few years, and now researchers are taking it to a whole new level. A team at the University of Virginia has developed a new approach to 3D printing that uses soil implanted with seeds. This building technique could open doors to a completely new kind of building, with finely tuned ecosystems of plants and bacteria forming the insulation, the structure, and even the exteriors of homes!

 

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Photo- courtesy Ehsan Baharlou

 

Stay Human

Why is this important for human beings and our planet? 3D printing has the potential to revolutionize the construction industry and make homes more sustainable. This new technique could help us reduce reliance on concrete, a major source of greenhouse gas emissions. Plus, these living homes would be truly unique–imagine waking up to the sound of birds singing in your own personal forest! Alining our construction industry with nature might be the best direction forward.

 

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Photo- courtesy Ehsan Baharlou

 

What’s the Hold-Up?

The team is still working on perfecting the technique and making it more efficient. 3D printing is notoriously slow, so they are working on ways to speed up the process. They are also working on making the 3D printer itself cheaper and more accessible. Once these hurdles are cleared, we can see bioconstructed homes popping up worldwide!

 

So what do you think? Would you live in a 3D printed living home? Let us know in the comments below!

 


Author: Christian Kromme

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