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4D Printing? Bridging Additive Manufacturing with Smart Materials

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Image Cortesia de David Correa / Achim Menges While we are still trying to understand the possibilities and limits of three-dimensional printing and additive manufacturing, a new term has emerged for our vocabulary. 4D printing is nothing more than a digital manufacturing technology -3D printing- which includes a new dimension: the temporal.

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White House announces initiatives to boost manufactured housing

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The White House has announced a series of moves to increase the production of manufactured housing in the United States. The initiatives are intended to both preserve and rehabilitate existing manufactured home communities and ease barriers to the construction of new units.

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Clayco and SOM to design major EV manufacturing plant for Rivian in Georgia

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Clayco and Skidmore, Owings & Merrill have been selected by electric vehicle manufacturer Rivian to construct a “state-of-the-art EV manufacturing plant” in Stanton Springs, Georgia. ” The plant is expected to begin vehicle production in 2026. However, later that year, it was announ.

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Construction starts for August rise 6% with huge gains in the manufacturing sector

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Nonresidential starts for the month rose by 40% thanks to a 285% increase in the manufacturing sector. The latest data from the Dodge Construction Network has indicated a 6% total rise in construction starts to a seasonally-adjusted rate of $1.3

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R&D facilities for electric vehicle production are now the manufacturing sector's hottest commodity

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manufacturing and battery plants, which require a large footprint. development could lead to a golden era of highly technical corporate design for car manufacturers. Last year, skyrocketing demand sent a record $128 billion into investments for E.V. A battery plant can cover 4.5

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Seongsu Silo: Seoul Urban Manufacturing Hub / Society of Architecture

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© Kyungsub Shin architects: Society of Architecture Location: Seongdong-gu, South Korea Project Year: 2023 Photographs: Kyungsub Shin Area: 2179.0 m2 Read more »

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Green construction startup Nexii achieves zero-waste certification with Squamish Manufacturing Plant

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has become the first construction manufacturing company in North America to achieve the Total Resource Use and Efficiency (TRUE) Gold Certification for Zero Waste for its Squamish Manufacturing Plant in British Columbia, Canada. Nexii Building Solutions Inc. Administered by Green Business Certification Inc.,