ShopBot helps build the home of the future!

This Fall 2013, a team comprised of software engineers and designers from Colorado and Massachusetts, architects from the UK, and some ShopBotting digital fabbers from Virginia got together and built a house.  In two days.

Screen shot 2013-11-07 at 8.58.09 AMThousands of visitors to the World Maker Faire in NYC walked around inside it and checked it out, and learned about the easy-to-use software employed to design the house — up to 50 or 60 people at a time — and they were suitably amazed at how a structure built with almost NO screws, and no nails at all, would be so simple, elegant and sturdy! And then when the Faire was over, the team took down the house… ready to be put up again.

Read the full story about the Wikihouse/Sketchup/ShopBot collaboration at

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