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Old January 31st, 2019, 02:41 PM
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Originally Posted by ShapeShifter View Post
It's...neat? I guess?

I just don't think it's as widely applicable as they make it.

It's certainly nice being able to deploy a building in 2 minutes, but I think you can go farther, cheaper, and more versatile with simply pre-fab housing -- even to the point that the housing is simply ship "flat pack" like Ikea furniture.

Don't discount the ability of people to throw stuff like this together, readily, and easily. In most of the situations hypothesized here, labor is likely not a limiting factor.

Plus it doesn't address things like plumbing and wiring.

It's cool, really, fun to watch. They have some interesting ideas, but they just seem like a lot of engineering for a basically simple task, especially with pre-fab housing components.
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