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3-D printed ceramic bricks combat heat through evaporative cooling

By Jessica McMathis / February 23, 2015

Emerging Objects’ Cool Brick combines age-old cooling system with 21st century technology to produce a 3-D printed brick that can cool a room with water.

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‘New’ material for 3D printing: concrete

By Jim Destefani / May 30, 2013

Shown in a video screen capture, Contour Crafting may one day allow construction of entire homes in a single day, says developer Behrokh Khoshnevis. Credit: Cooper-Hewitt National Design Museum; You Tube. Additive manufacturing processes such as 3D printing are not new, but they certainly are gaining more attention in the wake of recent mainstream media reports…

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