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3D printing can revolutionize construction in the Arctic: Report

3D printing can revolutionize construction in the Arctic: Report

Written by David

December 12, 2018

The Conference Board of Canada’s (CBoC’s) research series, Cool Ideas, launched with a look at how 3D-printed homes could be considered for northern and Indigenous communities. The Conference Board of Canada’s (CBoC’s) research series, Cool Ideas, launched earlier this year with a look at how 3D-printed homes could be considered for northern and Indigenous communities. The series aims to spark discussion about how emerging technologies could potentially improve or disrupt the quality of life in the North. “Revolutionary Building for the North: 3D Printing Construction” highlights how the technology could deliver significant cost and time savings. According to the board, construction and maintenance costs are extraordinarily high in the North as building materials must be transported on ice roads or sealifts and scheduled months in advance. The shortage of housing causes overcrowding in homes thereby contributing to health problems, interfering with youths’ learning and education, and intensifying domestic tensions. […]

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