Jean Lievens: Open-Source Toolkit for Home Building Cheap, Easy, and Green from Marcin Jacubowski and Catarina Mota

Jean Lievens

Jean Lievens

Open-Source Toolkit Aims to Make Home Building Cheap, Easy and Green

As open source advocates and newlyweds, Marcin Jakubowski and Catarina Mota decided to reinvent the home-building wheel a few years back. In the process, they have been developing an entirely open-source toolkit that makes the design and construction of eco-friendly, off-grid modular housing easier, cheaper, and faster through use of modular designs, rapid-build construction, social production, locally-sourced materials, and open-source machines.

Image of $25K Open Source Starter Home Below the Fold

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Jul 23

Marcin Jakubowski: Open Source Imaging — $10K Instead of $1M

OSE MarcinWelcome to Open Source Medical Imaging. A prototype machine will be $10k in materials instead of $1M off the shelf, and first images are expected next year. Lukas has received a Shuttleworth Foundation Flash Grant for this work, and just presented this at the world’s largest MR conference.
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May 16

Marcin Jakubowski: Open Food — Hacking the Farm

OSE MarcinHacking the farm with low-cost, open source tool designs

Don Watkins, opensource.com, 15 February 2016

Phi Beta Iota: MUST READ. Kudos to Don Watkins for the questions and opensource.com for paying attention outside the IT arena. This is a very positive development.

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Feb 16