16 Aug '11, 12pm

"Four years ago I thought the digital house would come in a box. How primitive; now you just print it out on site."

"Four years ago I thought the digital house would come in a box. How primitive; now you just print it out on site."

Four years ago, when writing about The Digital House, I wrote: Imagine ordering a custom house, connecting lightweight, manageable pieces without a crane, living in a house where the framing is furniture quality and you don't even want to cover it with drywall. This is truly the future. That future gets closer every day, and the future will be open sourced with WikiHouse. WikiHouse is an Open Community Construction Set. Its aim is to make it possible for almost anyone, regardless of their formal skills, to freely download and build structures which are affordable and suited to their needs. You download the plans and cut them out on a CNC router, then bolt them together into a frame, which are set at 2 feet on centre. when you bolt on the exterior panels you have a rigid structure. Anyone will be able to simply go into Google Sketchup, combine and adapt components, then hit...

Full article: http://www.treehugger.com/files/2011/08/print-out-your-ow...

Tweets

Rabbit print acccessories at Topshop

Rabbit print acccessories at Topshop

thebaglady.tv 16 Aug '11, 9pm

Rabbit print acccessories at Topshop If you're a sucker for all-things whimsical and quirky, you'll love this new print th...

Cath Kidston's new British Birds print

Cath Kidston's new British Birds print

thebaglady.tv 16 Aug '11, 12pm

There is always a ripple of excitement that goes through the accessories world when Cath Kidston unveils a new print. Pers...

With Its New Explore Box, StumbleUpon Adds Search To Content Discovery

With Its New Explore Box, StumbleUpon Adds Sear...

searchengineland.com 17 Aug '11, 2pm

After about a month of testing with a select group of users, StumbleUpon today has rolled out its Explore Box — a new tool...

Curry incident happened 7 years ago: Don't be anti-foreigner, says #Minister

Curry incident happened 7 years ago: Don't be a...

singaporeseen.stomp.com.sg 17 Aug '11, 3am

While he applauds the solidarity among some Singaporeans in coming together to protect the Singaporean identity, Minister ...

Identifying In-Site Duplicate Content Using Chained Search Operators

Identifying In-Site Duplicate Content Using Cha...

searchengineland.com 16 Aug '11, 3pm

Whether you are taking over a new multinational account as an agency, or maintaining your company’s global Web presence as...

How To Create Your Digital Footprint With Links

How To Create Your Digital Footprint With Links

searchengineland.com 16 Aug '11, 4pm

At the SMX Advanced Conference in Seattle last June, Google announced it was supporting the HTML5 “rel” attribute in ancho...

Ford UK diesel engine assembly site to be 100% wind powered

Ford UK diesel engine assembly site to be 100% ...

green.autoblog.com 16 Aug '11, 1pm

When the Wind Blows – Ford's CO2 Emissions Fall, New Turbine to Keep Dagenham Diesel Assembly Line 100% Wind Powered New l...

PACE: Not Dead, Just Sleeping

PACE: Not Dead, Just Sleeping

renewableenergyworld.com 16 Aug '11, 7pm

Following Berkeley’s success, 27 states passed PACE-enabling legislation, clearing the way for local governments to create...

Mulberry's leopard print handbag range

Mulberry's leopard print handbag range

thebaglady.tv 11 Aug '11, 10am

Mulberry's leopard print handbag range Brown-and-tan tones have always been a successful combination on designer luggage, ...

MakeAffinity – Making Toys For The New Digital Age

MakeAffinity – Making Toys For The New Digital Age

youngupstarts.com 15 Aug '11, 7am

What happens when toy robots make sweet mechanical love to smartphone devices? You get something along the lines of Kleekb...

Your House by Olafur Eliasson

Your House by Olafur Eliasson

deluxeduck.livejournal.com 18 Aug '11, 3am

a commission by the Library Council of MoMA, 'Your House' is a limited-edition artist's book with a laser-cut negative imp...

Home in a Box: Cargo Container Dwellings: Cargo containers—those giant, steel, rectangular boxes most often seen...

Home in a Box: Cargo Container Dwellings: Cargo...

enn.com 13 Aug '11, 12am

RELATED ARTICLES Shipping Containers Converted Into Homes April 7, 2009 10:39 AM Recycled Shipping Containers Make a Splas...

Augmented Reality Engages #Millennials New Digital Lifestyle | via @justluxe | #sm #digitaltrends

Augmented Reality Engages #Millennials New Digi...

justluxe.com 13 Aug '11, 6pm

Millennials are defined as those born in the 1980s - between 42 and 50 million (USA Today stats) who came of age with the ...