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3D Printing Is Not As Sustainable As Its Defenders Say

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What’s your take on this?3D printing offers great potential for buildings. Taken to an extreme, it could someday make Hadid-like forms so cheap to execute that they become ordinary and expected.

However, the more important advantage of 3D printing, what could spur its acceptance as a viable means of construction, is its supposed sustainability. Among its oft-cited advantages are a use of “green” materials and a reduction in construction waste. However, 3D Printing is not sustainable.

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