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2022-03-10 9:24:26 PM  
With two 3D-printed cats in the yard?.
 
2022-03-10 9:43:00 PM  

puffy999: With two 3D-printed cats in the yard?.


Of course.
Because life used to be so hard.

Article is sorely lacking info and pictures of the interior of the house. So I'm not sure that now everything is easy 'cause of you.
 
2022-03-10 10:01:27 PM  
I printed a six inch high Tardis and that took ten hours.

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2022-03-10 10:04:18 PM  
And the finished product is worth less than they paid the crane operator to assemble it.
 
2022-03-11 12:01:01 AM  
Ugh. No comment. Well. Some comment.
I am sure it will be great. Someday. Tiny houses, container houses, you know... it is all good and I want to encourage people, but let's keep the claims down, people.

You know, this is what happens when there are no editors, no fraud investigators, no peer review, etc. People just claim any old thing and expect people to throw money at them, and some people do.

If I were 25 and had "the idea of a lifetime," would I do the same? I don't know. It seems to be all the rage these days. Maybe I would. Just swing for the bleachers!
 
2022-03-11 12:07:40 AM  
You know what? In a related note!

Not too many private residences in Japan have basements. Kind of a fun fact there. Land being so expensive, one would think that new homes would have basements to leverage as much value out of a parcel of land as one could, but the technology or the know how, or just the custom are way behind in Japan.

If any 25 year old with ambition wants to make a mint, get to know everything possible about soils and regulations and seismic rules and come to Japan and make basements. Really good ones. Get hooked up with one or two developers here and there and make your fortune. Japan has no shortage of front end loaders and various machinery.

Seek your fortune!  Go West young man! or woman as the case may be.

And 3d print them to be trendy if you like.
 
2022-03-11 12:09:00 AM  
But the plumbing. Where does the poo go? Where does the water come from? These designs are anxiety inducing. No wait taht was boring. I can post better than that.

Where goeth the poos? Wherefrom doth the water well?

Aye, tis a fine orb to live upon, provided ye plumb yer flows, laddie boy.
 
2022-03-11 12:10:20 AM  

2fardownthread: And 3d print them to be trendy if you like.


Isn't  3d printer for basements just a back hoe?
 
2022-03-11 1:50:19 AM  
Belinda Carr would like a word with you...

Debunking LIES about 3D printed concrete houses
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2022-03-11 2:45:39 AM  
2fardownthread:

The metro is all basements in Tokyo.  Rumors about of mole people living slightly above the Oedo Line.

Not sure how they keep them safe, but I assume it's just enough steel and concrete. You could build people basements, but they'd need Metro budgets.
 
2022-03-11 2:58:20 AM  

2fardownthread: Ugh. No comment. Well. Some comment.
I am sure it will be great. Someday. Tiny houses, container houses, you know... it is all good and I want to encourage people, but let's keep the claims down, people.

You know, this is what happens when there are no editors, no fraud investigators, no peer review, etc. People just claim any old thing and expect people to throw money at them, and some people do.

If I were 25 and had "the idea of a lifetime," would I do the same? I don't know. It seems to be all the rage these days. Maybe I would. Just swing for the bleachers!


This is just testing and POC for moon and Mars projects. We will be able to send robots that assemble themselves and 3D printers, and then use imported and local materials to 3D print buildings ready for people.
 
2022-03-11 3:30:34 AM  

2fardownthread: You know what? In a related note!

Not too many private residences in Japan have basements. Kind of a fun fact there. Land being so expensive, one would think that new homes would have basements to leverage as much value out of a parcel of land as one could, but the technology or the know how, or just the custom are way behind in Japan.

If any 25 year old with ambition wants to make a mint, get to know everything possible about soils and regulations and seismic rules and come to Japan and make basements. Really good ones. Get hooked up with one or two developers here and there and make your fortune. Japan has no shortage of front end loaders and various machinery.

Seek your fortune!  Go West young man! or woman as the case may be.

And 3d print them to be trendy if you like.


The thing you have to understand about the lack of basements on those houses is, well, the fact that those houses are LOCATED IN JAPAN. You know, the mountainous islands with intense seismic activity, sitting smack dab at the intersection of no less than four tectonic plates? Yeah, that Japan.
 
2022-03-11 3:48:30 AM  

Omnidirectional Punching: sitting smack dab at the intersection of no less than four tectonic plates? Yeah, that Japan.


Details, only small minded people let the details bog them down.

Thank humans for engineers.
 
2022-03-11 5:42:39 AM  
I like the design of these little places, but I don't see the point of 3D printing them. Wouldn't it make more sense to form and fit them in a factory and delivery them by flatbed?
 
2022-03-11 5:59:01 AM  

PartTimeBuddha: I like the design of these little places, but I don't see the point of 3D printing them. Wouldn't it make more sense to form and fit them in a factory and delivery them by flatbed?


If they did that it would take longer than 24 hours to be done. So its one of those stupid times where fancy gadgets and stupid talking points matter more than the end result, because the entire point of this was to have a complete thing done in a day or less
 
2022-03-11 6:08:15 AM  

lifeslammer: PartTimeBuddha: I like the design of these little places, but I don't see the point of 3D printing them. Wouldn't it make more sense to form and fit them in a factory and delivery them by flatbed?

If they did that it would take longer than 24 hours to be done. So its one of those stupid times where fancy gadgets and stupid talking points matter more than the end result, because the entire point of this was to have a complete thing done in a day or less


Depends what one means by 'done', I guess. I doubt the artisanal glasswork or interior fittings were created in that 24 hour window.

It does all seem a bit silly.
 
2022-03-11 7:10:45 AM  
How much did the land cost?
 
2022-03-11 7:25:42 AM  
Can't you basically get a normal prefab mini house for $30k already?  Wiring and plumbing built in? I'm all for 30 printing when it's an improvement but this looks like a pr stunt.
 
2022-03-11 7:45:02 AM  
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2022-03-11 8:11:10 AM  

gyorg: Can't you basically get a normal prefab mini house for $30k already?  Wiring and plumbing built in? I'm all for 30 printing when it's an improvement but this looks like a pr stunt.


The tiny houses I've seen have all been around $50,000. Not saying you're wrong, i just haven't seen it.
 
2022-03-11 9:47:17 AM  

lindalouwho: Article is sorely lacking info and pictures of the interior of the house.


Having helped build a house, once you have the shell up, you can take your time with the interior.  If it's plumbed and wired, you can live there while you do all the interior work.

While the spherical shape likely makes it earthquake resistant, it's not a very practical shape for long-term living.  It would be hard to space these closely together, given the lack of acreage in some cities/countries.

3D printing is just the current gimmick.  Prefab would likely be cheaper in the long run.
 
2022-03-11 10:57:05 AM  

gyorg: Can't you basically get a normal prefab mini house for $30k already?  Wiring and plumbing built in? I'm all for 30 printing when it's an improvement but this looks like a pr stunt.


No, nothing like that.  I watched a show about it.  The process is good mostly because of the speed that you can put together a frame and an approximation of a house.  But since this is all brand-new, they don't have the right mixes of concrete and plastic and whatever to make a good house yet.  Because you get the machines--multiple machines, for each kind of material you're using--and then you just squirt everything out of a hose, following a computer model.  so you can do it in a day, if you have all the pricey technology to squirt out a house.

That's just the frame though.  All the other stuff still has to be done.  I don't know how they'd do wiring.  They also didn't show how the roof was done, I don't know if it was 3-D printed.  But imagine that you need a house, and you can get a frame to live in, then finish it at your leisure.
It's new, but I don't know how much better it is.

indy_kid: 3D printing is just the current gimmick. Prefab would likely be cheaper in the long run.


I think so too.  This seems gimmicky.
 
2022-03-11 12:39:23 PM  

Bennie Crabtree: 2fardownthread: And 3d print them to be trendy if you like.

Isn't  3d printer for basements just a back hoe?


No, that's a 3D delete key.
 
2022-03-11 1:20:01 PM  
For all your Star Trek cosplay.
 
2022-03-11 8:27:27 PM  

wax_on: Belinda Carr would like a word with you...

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Thanks for sharing that video!

It's always refreshing to see someone educated speaking about something they are knowledgeable about and/or passionate about.

I am going to check out her other videos when I get a chance.
 
2022-03-11 9:14:18 PM  

2fardownthread: If I were 25 and had "the idea of a lifetime," would I do the same? I don't know. It seems to be all the rage these days. Maybe I would. Just swing for the bleachers!


2fardownthread: If any 25 year old with ambition wants to make a mint, get to know everything possible about soils and regulations and seismic rules and come to Japan and make basements.


You've got thing with people that are 25 year olds. Like a serial killer thing trying to lure people to Japan to build basments where you can bury your victims. The final victim will be, of course, the 25 year old basement builder and it will be because they turned 26 which you find unexceptable.
 
2022-03-11 9:38:56 PM  
Hey morg...

Tom Waits - What's He Building
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2022-03-11 10:44:53 PM  
Take it from an architect with another degree in product design - 3D printing will never be a thing in housing, the way it's being pursued at the moment. For many reasons I could get into later but I'm tired and it's Friday night.

There will be 3D printed componentsin construction before long, I have no doubt about that. Modularity is where it's at, no different than any other construction material.
 
2022-03-11 11:36:46 PM  

Carter Pewterschmidt: I printed a six inch high Tardis and that took ten hours.

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Well yeah but it's like 12 inches on the inside.
 
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