The “Dutch Mountains” Will Be the World’s Largest Wooden Building

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The Netherlands is famously flat—but a massive green mountain is rising up in the Dutch city of Veldhoven. The Dutch Mountains project will be the world’s largest wooden building, combining natural materials with high-tech design to create a stat...

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New 3D-Printed Steel Pedestrian Bridge To Be Printed In Amsterdam

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If centuries ago famous architect Antonio Gaudi heard that his masterpiece Sagrada Familia construction will be completed with 3D printers, he would be surprised. However, 3D printers are successfully implemented in construction processes. For exampl...

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Wind Turbine And Apartments In The Same Building

#windwheel #windpower #netherlands #rotterdam #energy #architecture

How cool would it be to tell people you live inside of a wind turbine? Designed for the port city of Rotterdam, the Dutch "Windwheel" is a concept for a sustainable landmark that would be able to house 72 apartments within a circular steel and glass ...

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World's First 3D-Printed House Is Being Built In Amsterdam

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The 3D printing revolution is almost at the point where there can be a printer in any home. But what about using a printer to build the house itself? The Dutch company DUS Architects is working on doing just that. They've developed a 3D printer 10 ti...

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World's First Floating Apartment Complex To Begin Construction in 2014

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The Dutch have been fighting the rising and falling tides for centuries, building dikes and pumping water out of areas that are below sea level. Now, rather than fight the water infiltrating their land, the Dutch will use it as part of a new developm...

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