A first for France. In September, social housing in Nantes will be built using an industrial 3D printer.
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Friday July 15th, 2016
The future Paris Law Courts is nearing completion!
Launched in summer 2014, the construction worksite for the future Paris Law Courts reached a major step in July: the completion of structural works. This was achieved within the deadlines set, staying the course of this exceptional worksite.
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