View Full Version : Open Source Ecology - "Global Village Construction Set"

12-05-2011, 6:39 PM

Picked up a TED talk (http://www.ted.com/talks/marcin_jakubowski.html) for the introduction.

If you want to build your own machines ....

12-05-2011, 7:55 PM
Sounds like some of the folks I know...

Many of my friends are "Off roaders", and metal fabricators. I have seen things built on a shoestring budget that would make a NASA engineer green with envy :D

12-05-2011, 8:05 PM
Step One on the road to SCT (Standard Construct Template) Design philosophy needed for human colonization founding.

Seriously cool work here people, well beyond the "ecology" and "green" stuff. One of the greatest hurdles in human colonization of other worlds is efficient use of local materials to build self-sustaining civilizations. Actually, quite a tall order if you want to remain "modern".

12-06-2011, 12:53 PM
Love the brick maker - 16 pieces a minute - I need one of those. I figured post SHTF we'd be lucky to put together 20 monster bricks a day for a future residence. Using the sun, some woods supplies, and shovels of course.

12-06-2011, 3:00 PM
Bookmarked it for later look at, but from what i seen so far looks really damn cool!