The 3D printer that can build a house in 24 hours

The 3D printer that can build a house in 24 hours The University of Southern California is testing a giant 3D printer that could be used to build a whole house in under 24 hours. Contour Crafting could slash the cost of home-owning, making it possible for millions of displaced people to get on the property ladder. It could even be used in disaster relief areas to build emergency and replacement housing. The Contour Crafting system is a robot that by automates age-old tools normally used...
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Graham Foundation Architecture Grants for 2014-2015

Founded in 1956, the Graham Foundation for Advanced Studies in the Fine Arts makes project-based grants to individuals and organizations and produces public programs to foster the development and exchange of diverse and challenging ideas about architecture and its role in the arts, culture, and society. The Foundation supports innovative, thought-provoking investigations in architecture; architectural history, theory, and criticism; design; engineering; landscape architecture; urban planning;...
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Center for Architecture Foundation Offers Nationwide Grants

The Center for Architecture Foundation is offering 3 architecture-related grants to applicants nationwide. These grants include the following: Arnold W. Brunner Grant - Given to an advanced study in any area of architectural investigation which will effectively contribute to the knowledge, teaching or practice of the art and science of architecture. Highlights & Eligibility: Single award of $15,000 will be given Applicants must be a U.S. citizen engaged in the profession of ar...
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Architecture Opportunities to Look Out for in 2015

Are you a traveling architect? Or perhaps, do you have a fresh and innovative design portfolio? The Architectural League organizes a number of competitions each year to nurture excellence in architecture, particularly among younger designers, and to explore ideas of topical note. Each year the League runs two prestigious programs for early and mid-career architects and designers: Emerging Voices, an invited competition for North American firms and individuals with distinct design voices an...
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Boston Foundation for Architecture Grant Program Deadline in September

Boston Foundation for Architecture grant applications are still available for those who would like funding for innovative, education programs related to architecture and/or the community-development process.  The application is open to virtually anyone, from teachers to community service centers. Programs targeted towards students and underserved populations are of special interest. The Foundation looks for programs that increase public awareness and understanding of architecture and may h...
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