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3D PRINTERS are not just being used to fabricate small plastic toys. Researchers are now experimenting with ways to use the technology to build full-scale buildings.

Source: The Economist

Date: November 7th, 2014

Link: http://econ.st/1mRPuYi

Discussion

1) The pace of building with a 3D printer is painfully slow. Where might this technology actually be useful?

2) What could you build with a 3D printer, or where could you build, that would not be possible using conventional means?

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