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Global Village Construction Set

Global Village Construction Set
Definition[edit] The Global Village Construction Set (GVCS) is a modular, DIY, low-cost, high-performance platform that enables fabrication of the 50 different Industrial Machines that it takes to build a small, sustainable civilization with modern comforts. The name, GVCS, has been coined for the first time in 2008 - at a lecture at the University of Missouri, Columbia - see UM Presentation. Media[edit] Key Features[edit] GVCS Machines[edit] See main article GVCS Machine OSE is developing 50 machines of the Global Village Construction Set via module-based design. The exact list of GVCS machines has evolved over time and is still subject to change. Documentation is found at different places for different target groups: See Also[edit]

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