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.”

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

Posted in Stuff, Technology Tagged with: , , , , , , , ,

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

*

  • SAQ Wine and spirits July 24, 2016
    Currently drinking a Balthasar Reiss Troken 2014 (20.65$, 750 ml) http://www.saq.com/page/fr/saqcom/vin-blanc/balthasar-ress-weingut-riesling-trocken-2014/12510788?selectedIndex=1&searchContextId=-10022321451231 Its a pretty balanced offering, not very long or very wide but that has a good presence in the middle of the mouth. A bit herbal, a bit grassy, a bit of citrus, its somewhat mellow without being too thin. At its core there […]
  • Jean Talon Market & Vicinity 2016 July 23, 2016
    Desjardins is sponsoring booths with new producers and food-related businesses, every weekend. This is on the Casgrain side of the market, between the SAQ and Première Moisson. I bought a litre of goat's milk from La Fromagerie du Vieux St-François (Laval) http://www.lafromagerieduvieuxstfrancois.com for $3, pasteurized bun non-homogenized, 3.8% mf. They have many different cheeses, yoghourt […]
  • Killer Shrimp July 22, 2016
    IGA doesn't seem to carry the 16/20 ones though, they are so good. I have a bag of the 26/30 ones in my freezer from a few weeks ago which I have yet to try, the 26/30 ones even go as low at $6 at PA, even a better deal than the IGA deal.
  • Culinary restaurant July 22, 2016
    The only one I know is the ITHQ (http://www.ithq.qc.ca/ecole/). After a quick google, there seems to be a couple of them attached to cooking school at the CSDM (http://ecole-metiers-restauration-tourisme.csdm.ca/activites/salles-a-manger/) and Calixa Lavalé Professional school (http://www.cspi.qc.ca/calixa-lavallee/restaurant_MaxRupp.php) The ITHQ is probably open all year long, the other 2 I found, check for individual schedules.
  • Lacrem, quality vegan "ice-cream" July 22, 2016
    Totally agree with you on DQ. I find it very artificial tasting.
  • Openings and Closings, July, August, & September July 21, 2016
    My heart jumped for a split second when I read the first five words, please don't do that to me again. LOL
  • Looking for dry ice in Montreal July 21, 2016
    I want to order dry ice for Halloween for my fog machine online ,is this possible from you guys ?
  • Ungava Gin & Chic Choc Spiced Rum July 20, 2016
    Does anyone here know if these (I'm thinking of the Ungava gin in particular) are available at Duty-free shops to take to friends in Europe?
  • Where can I eat an authentic Portuguese Francesinha? July 20, 2016
    If we are talking about francesinhas in Porto (Oporto), we have to get to Black Coffee in Matosinhos zone. In a prime location near the most famous beach of Porto overlooking the sculpture "She Changes", also known locally as the anemone roundabout. You can enjoy a delicious francesinha in a relaxed atmosphere. One of the […]
  • Food Events - Montreal 2016 July 18, 2016
    i went to bouffons last weekend and tried the following: lacrem which is a vegan ice cream maker located in saint-sauveur. it was quite good. got chai tea and basil & strawberry. the chai tea overpowered the basil strawberry one so couldn't really taste that one but chai tea was what you'd expect from a […]