All Posts Tagged Tag: ‘construction’

Mark Zuckerberg Reportedly Pissing Off His Neighbors with Round-the-Clock Construction

According to his neighbors, Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg has spent way too long and way too much turning a $10 million “fixer-upper” into a “fortress.” According to a report in the San Francisco Chronicle, a supervisor whose territory includes the Dolores Heights neighborhood says he’s received multiple emails from residents complaining about Zuckerberg’s fixing upping. Apparently, Zuckerberg’s construction on his …

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The First 3D Printed House Will Be Built In Amsterdam

Back in 2012, two technologies emerged that promised to build homes in less than 24 hours using a 3D printer. Since then, both Contour Crafting and 3D concrete printing have made progress, but not enough to print a house in a day. Now the Netherlands is going to take a crack at it with a publicly funded project called 3D …

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South African Mall Collapses, Causing Injuries

On Tuesday, horror struck when the roof of a South African shopping mall located in Tongaat (20 miles north of Durban) that was under construction collapsed. Massive rescue efforts involving police, countless rescue teams, sniffer dogs, and even spotlights were used to track survivors through the rubble. Original reports claimed that nearly 50 people had been pressed underneath the wreckage …

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San Francisco Bay Bridge Construction Remains on Schedule

SF Bay Bridge is getting a makeover this Labor Day weekend as crews working on all things construction on the bridge. A “much more picturesque ride” awaits motorists in San Francisco on Tuesday, but say goodbye to the old East Span. The SF Bay Bridge was closed for a long weekend starting Wednesday at 8 p.m. and crews have already …

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Check Out Pittsburg State’s Massive Tablet

For the past few years, all technology has been racing to become the smallest device in its class. Now we’re heading back up again with companies trying to make the biggest phone and tablet. Well, I hate to break it to Lenovo, but Pittsburg State now has the king of massive tablets. Pittsburg State calls it the iPlan Table, and …

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Dutch Architect Plans To Build The First 3D Printed House By 2014

The 3D printed house has been a pipe dream for many years as engineers and architects think of ways to make 3D printers big enough to handle such a task. There have been some important breakthroughs over the years, but the day of the first 3D printed building may soon be upon us. 3ders reports that Janjaap Ruijssenaars, a Dutch …

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Build Your Own 3D Printer With A 3D Printer

I think we have established that 3D printers are awesome. From organs and houses to guns and drugs, 3D printers are the future. Of course, you now want a 3D printer of your very own, but you don’t know where to get one. If you have the cash and a free weekend, one group will show you how to build …

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Your Next Home May Be Constructed With A 3D Printer

I’m a believer. 3D printing is going to change everything from how we create to how we consume. Once they become more affordable, you’re going to see people printing everything from new toys to new livers. Of course, 3D printers have so far only been seen creating small-scale projects, but what about large-scale projects like housing? It can do that …

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Impaled at WTC: Construction Worker Falls Onto Metal Rod

Impaled at WTC: Going forward, whenever people ask me why I’m extremely terrified of heights, I’ll simply show them this article. A 37 year-old construction worker at the site fell about six feet before landing on a two-inch thick piece of rebar, which punctured his left side. The man, whose name has not been released to the public, was rushed …

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