In this week’s edition of Sliced, the 3D Printing Industry news digest, concrete 3D printing is looked as at a solution for rebuilding a village; fashion brands are integrating 3D printing for a “sizeless” solution, and generative design is used for architectural planning. We also cover news from Essentium, Ricoh, Smart International, Arkema, Prodways, Endurance Lasers and more.  Australian businessman, Andrew “Twiggy” Forrest, Chairman and co-founder of the Minderoo Foundation has committed to spending $70 million (AUD) on the recovery and development of homes in the Wytaliba community in New South Wales – and 3D printing technology is under consideration. These homes were destroyed in a bushfire last year. Forrest and New South Wales Rural Fire Service Captain Kym Jermey are exploring the potential of purchasing a construction 3D printer capable of additively manufacturing mudbrick concrete to rebuild 50 Wytaliba homes. Following research conducted by Essentium, Inc., the developer of the High-Speed Extrusion (HSE) technology, the company has identified that 99% of manufacturing executives surveyed believe an open ecosystem is important to advance 3D printing at scale. Blake T...