Economist – 3D printing architecture (3)


   We have come to realize that failure is inevitable.

For the expression of “hand”, see: English dry goods – idioms related to “human body” – bear the weight of “hand”     Bear the weight of    As a verb, support; The ice is too thin to bear your weight.

bearfruit     success; Achieve results   bearhard,heavily,severely,etc.onsb    (formal)   Embarrass; Make suffer; oppression   Taxationbearsheavilyonusall.

    I’m afraid I don’t have the latest data at hand.

   Schools will bear the brunt of government spending cuts..

   We have to finish the work on time.

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Pressurewasbroughttobearonustofinishtheworkontime.

   We must go all out to fulfill our mission.

bear,take,etc.thebruntofsth     Bear the main pressure of sth; be the first to bear the brunt   Schoolswillbearthebruntofcutsingovernmentspending.

I’mafraidIdon’thavethelatestfigurestohand.

The official account of the public found a good life before: Economist – 3D printing architecture (1);    Economist – 3D printing architecture (2) layercakes the house in question, the first office detached, two bedroom building in a project Co ­ ordinatedbyEindhoven’smunicipalgovernmentandthecity’sUniversityofTechnology,isacollaborationbetweenseveralfirms.TheDutcharmofSaint ­ Gobain,aFrenchbuilding-materialscompany,developedtheconcretemortarneeded.VanWijnen,aconstructionfirm,builtthething,whileWitteveen+Bos,aconsultancy,wasresponsiblefortheengineering.Itisbeingrentedoutbyitsowner,Vesteda,aDutchresidential ­ propertyinvestor.Makingthecementinvolvedinprojectslikethisisnot,however,agreenprocess.Itturnscalciumcarbonateintheformoflimestoneintocalciumoxideandcarbondioxide,andisreckonedresponsibleforabout8%ofanthropogenicemissionsofthatgas.AgroupatTexas   a&m   University,ledbySarbajitBanerjee,hasthereforedevelopedawaytodispensewithit.develop   awayto     Dr Banerjee’s new building material was spilled by a project the master determined some years ago to construct supply loads to remote parts of the Canadian province of Alberta using stuff   immediatelytohand.Theroadmetalhedevisedcombinedlocalsoilwithamulchofwoodfibres,andwasheldtogetherbyliquidorwater-soluble   silicatesthatthenhardenedandactedascement.Tobuildhousesheuseswhateverclayandrockdebrisislyingaroundunderthetopsoilneartheconstructionsite,crushesitintoapowderandblendsitwithsilicates.Theresultcanthenbesqueezedthroughanozzle,afterwhichitrapidlyconsolidatesandgainsstrength, soastoholditsshapeandbeartheweightofthenextlayer.Theprocessisthusdoublygreen.Iteliminatesbothcementandtheneedtotransporttothesite,oftenoverlongdistances,thesandandaggregatesusedinconventionalconcrete.tohand     All therelevantrecords areaasily available to hand    All relevant records are handy and easy to use.

beborneinonsb     (formal,especially   BrE)   Be gradually recognized by sb   Itwasgraduallyborneinonusthatdefeatwasinevitable.

There is no room for maneuver.

bringsthtobear(onsb/sth)     (formal)   Devote energy to; Exert pressure (or influence, etc) on   Wemustbringallourenergiestobearuponthetask.

   Taxes put a heavy burden on all of us.

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