Tuesday, March 15, 2005

A building in a bag

While it's not the sort of thing I normally talk about here I saw the building in a bag and just thought, "what an amazing idea". Wired has more details for those of you who are interested...

CREDIT: William Crawford and Peter Brewin
A building in a bag is a sack of cement-impregnated fabric. To erect the structure you simply add water to the bag and inflate it with air. Twelve hours later the structure is dried out and ready for use.

Update: Slashdot has now picked up the story...