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Dutch company offers advanced 3D printing to rebuild Notre Dame

Spotted: Dutch company Concr3de has proposed rebuilding the Notre Dame using debris from the fire and a specially calibrated 3D printer. The process could potentially speed up the reconstruction and lower costs, according to the company. The technology would ensure the reconstructed cathedral is more than a simple “copy”, Concr3de co-founder Eric Geboers told Dezeen. “Isn’t a copy just a fake? Simply copying, pretending there never was a fire, would be a historical forgery,” he said. Using a 3D printer and material left over from the fire could also resolve some building challenges. For instance, there is a question about how… Continue reading Become a Springwise member and get instant access to upto 10,000 innovations, premium contents and many other exclusive benefits helping you to stay ahead of the curve! If you’re already a premium subscriber, log in to keep reading.

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