Wikihouse’s Alastair Parvin on how to build your own house | TED Blog

Cooooooooooooool…. http://www.wikihouse.cc/ and http://www.wikihouse.cc/guide

“The idea is to make it possible for anyone to go online and access a freely shared library of 3D models which they can download and adapt in Sketchup,” he says in today’s talk. “Almost at the click of a switch, they can generate a series of cutting files, which allow them in effect to print out the parts from a house using a CNC machine and a standard sheet material like plywood. The parts are all numbered, and basically what you end up with is a really big IKEA kit.”

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