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3D-Printed Mobius Band House To Be Built
2013-01-22 04:36:40

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online Dutch architect Janjaap Ruijssenaars of Universe Architecture is preparing to build the world's first 3D-printed house, and expects to have it completed within 18 months. Ruijssenaars has been collaborating with mathematician and artist Rinus Roelofs to design the house as a one surface endless Möbius band. Once finished, the structure will be located at a coastal site in Ireland. "It will be the first 3D...


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toccata
  • In music, a work for a keyboard-instrument, like the pianoforte or organ, originally intended to utilize and display varieties of touch: but the term has been extended so as to include many irregular works, similar to the prelude, the fantasia, and the improvisation.
This word is Italian in origin, coming from the feminine past participle of 'toccare,' to touch.
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