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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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omphalos
  • The navel or umbilicus.
  • In Greek archaeology: A central boss, as on a shield, a bowl, etc.
  • A sacred stone in the temple of Apollo at Delphi, believed by the Greeks to mark the 'navel' or exact center-point of the earth.
'Omphalos' comes from the ancient Greek.
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