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LEGO principles could be used for real houses, with
bricks. These universal bricks would be made from materials
compressive strength suitable for building skyscrapers, yet
sell in supermarkets for small price. Now, anyone could start
building skyscrapers on their
piece of land, starting as small
few bricks at a time. For making the building activities more
the bricks would strengthen the attachment to each other
principle of magnetic locking. People could use them to build
just living apartments, but mystery mazes of all kinds. You
house to play real life 3D maze with friends? No problem, buy
bricks and build one in your pleasure time. The bricks would
come in various colors and shapes.
A bit different approach. [Inyuki, May 05 2016]
Linked by [dlapham]
Requires mortar. I wonder what's the compressive strength. [Inyuki, May 05 2016]
||I'm just now thinking about all the incredibly unstable
structures I've seen kids build with LEGOs. Can you make
these bricks smart so every time you add a brick the
structure is analysed and you get a warning is you don't
have the necessary safety factor to deal with expected
wind ans seismic loads?
||// Can you make these bricks smart so .. you get a
warning is you don't have the necessary safety factor
to deal with expected wind ans seismic loads?
||Very very wise suggestion. With IoT technologies and
the among of space in bricks, this could be possible.
Each brick would then have to have an IPv6 address,
sharing the MAC address and the surfaces that were
bonded together, as well as the gravity vectors. If the
producing structure is not within the set of safe
structures, the bricks would have to indicate the
danger with visuals and sound, if there is imminent
||The danger, would have to be computed based on the
impulse the maximum impulse that the structure
would acquire if it topples over, and the probability for it
to topple over.
||Start small with gutter linings, fencing, park benches, picnic tables, Barbecue pits, tombstone signs and grave markers.
||Need to keep air and heat from leaking through dwelling walls.
||Strength in title was misspelled.