20/01/2014 11:15 GMT | Updated 01/04/2014 11:59 BST

House-Sized 3D Printer Can Duplicate Buildings (If It Is Ever Built)

Everyone knows there's a housing crisis, and virtually every politician in the land wants to build houses - fast. So if only we had some kind of giant, terrifying machine that could spit out new homes on automatic, without any human involvement at all. What would that be like?!?

Well, that would obviously be a giant nightmare of legal, ethical, economical and safety issues that would inevitably result in a bunch of different problems more complex than just building houses out of stone - you might think.

Either that, or it would be totally amazing.

Let's take a look!

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