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A Car Powers This Experimental Building Made from 25,000 Pounds Of 3-D Printed Parts

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Source: Co.Design

The architectural mega-firm SOM and Department of Energy-managed Oak Ridge National Laboratory teamed up on AMIE, a high-tech building that's as cutting edge with its construction techniques as it is with its energy systems. The project was borne from an astute observation: buildings, transportation, and manufacturing consume the most energy. Would it be possible to, in one fell swoop, rethink these systems so they become more efficient?

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