f you’ve played StarCraft or any similar game, you’ve probably wondered how your units were able to build bases so fast. Well, those Terran SCVs were probably 3D printers, most likely similar to one that MIT recently previewed.
Though not the first to 3D print a house, MIT’s Digital Construction Platform (DCP) is not your ordinary 3D printer. For starters, it’s a fully customizable, free-moving system that can 3D print an object of any size. Plus, the plan is to make the DCP a self-sufficient construction tool, capable of making individualized buildings designed using onsite environmental data. More >>