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Eat the 'flesh' of 'Monk Xuanzang' at this shop

( Updated: 2015-07-20 14:25
Eat the 'flesh' of 'Monk <EM>Xuanzang</EM>' at this shop

The furniture and appliances in the villa. [Photo/Sina Weibo]

3D printed villa in Xi'an

Residents in Xi'an, Shaanxi province were recently wowed by a two-storey building created by 3D-printing technology within 3 hours by a company on Friday, reported on Monday.

The villa, which had all of its six modules printed in a factory and assembled at the site, cost 2,500 - 3,000 yuan per square meter.

According to An Yongliang, the developer of the technology, the process is vastly more efficient than the traditional building process, which usually takes half a year, as it only takes dozens of days.

Almost 90 percent of the villa's construction process was completed in the factory, he said.

According to the report, the villa can withstand a magnitude-9 earthquake.

Eat the 'flesh' of 'Monk <EM>Xuanzang</EM>' at this shop

The 3D-printing villa. [Photo/Sina Weibo]

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