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  • Paris’ iconic Notre Dame Cathedral will be rebuilt exactly as it was before the massive fire destroyed much of the iconic structure last year. The decision comes from French President Emmanuel Macron, the church’s current architects, and the general in charge of the reconstruction project. The post Notre Dame will be rebuilt just as it was appeared first on Construction Specifier .
  • Kamp C, a Belgium-based provincial center for sustainability and innovation in construction, has printed a house using the largest 3D concrete printer in Europe. The 90-m2 (969-sf) dwelling was printed in one piece with a fixed printer. This is a world first, according to Kamp C. The post ‘One-piece’ 3D concrete home printed in Belgium appeared first on Construction Specifier .
  • Ghanian-British architect Sir David Adjaye has designed a memorial in Brixton, south London, U.K., to honor Cherry Groce, an innocent mother who was shot in her home by the Metropolitan Police. The incident, which took place on September 28, 1985, was witnessed by her children. The post David Adjaye designs memorial to honor victim of police violence appeared first on Construction Specifier .
  • The U.S. House of Representatives has passed H.R 2, which includes H.R. 919, Bird-safe Buildings Act. This bipartisan bill is designed to reduce bird mortality by calling for federal buildings to incorporate bird-safe building materials and design features. As many as one billion birds die annually by colliding with buildings in the United States. The post House passes the Bird-safe Buildings Act appeared first on Construction Specifier .
  • American rapper Kanye West has revealed on Twitter a new image of his dome-shaped housing prototypes located in Calabasas, California, with the caption “YZY SHLTRS in process #2020VISION.” The tweet comes over a year after the rapper first announced his plans to build the affordable homes in May 2019. The post Kanye West reveals new image of his affordable housing prototype appeared first on Construction Specifier .

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