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Foster + Partners Designs 3D-Printed Lunar Base


Having conquered the world of architecture on earth, Foster + Partners have their sights set on last frontier for their latest project. The firm has released plans for a 3D-printed moon base that will be constructed using lunar soil (nerd speak: “regolith”). Designed in conjunction with the European Space Agency, the lunar homes will feature a hard printed shell to shield the inhabitants from the elements, of the galactic variation that is: namely, meteorite showers, and gamma radiation.

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