Archivo de la etiqueta: 3D printing

Defining Place: Alternative Urban Futures from The Neighbourhood

3D printing technology is quickly emerging as a technology that could be applied at the scale of the built environment. But could we use 3D printed materials to create engaging urban spaces that are constantly changing? Creative communications agency, The Neighbourhood,… Sigue leyendo

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Emerging Objects Invents Earthquake-Proof 3D Printed Column

A team of California-based designers have invented an earthquake-proof column built of 3D printed sand, assembled without bricks and mortar to withstand the harshest seismic activity. The ‘Quake Column‘ is comprised of a pre-determined formation of stackable hollow bricks which combine to… Sigue leyendo

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Oak Ridge National Laboratory Develops 3D Printing Process at the Mircoscale

3D printing technology continues to advance, developing new applications which are particularly promising for the world of architecture. Now, researchers at the Department of Energy’s Oak Ridge National Laboratory (ORNL) have demonstrated a new manufacturing process that can create 3D printed metal components with… Sigue leyendo

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Autodesk Announces $100 Million Investment in 3D Printing

Autodesk has announced a new program which aims to invest up to $100 million in 3D printing companies over the next several years. The Spark Investment Fund will invest in innovative entrepreneurs, startups and researchers in the 3D printing field who ”push the boundaries of 3D printing technology… Sigue leyendo

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5-Axis Milling: The Next Level In Accessible, Versatile Digital Fabrication

The 5AXISMAKER… is a desktop 5-axis multi-fabrication CNC machine that hopes to expand the possibilities of digital fabrication by making it cheap and more versatile. Should the project receive backing on Kickstarter before the 27th October 2014, the possibility of 5-axis Sigue leyendo

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NASA Tech Brief Awards Top Honors to Contour Crafting’s Automated Construction Methodology

Behrokh Khoshnevis of the University of Southern California has won Grand Prize in the NASA Tech Briefs magazine’s “Create the Future” contest for his entry, “Robotic Building Construction by Contour Crafting.” The revolutionary construction method was awarded for being a “major… Sigue leyendo

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A Practical Study in the Discipline of Architectural Modelmaking

Why do we make models? From sketch maquettes and detail tests to diagrammatic and presentation models, the discipline of physically crafting ideas to scale is fundamental to the architect’s design process. For architect and educator Nick Dunn, architectural models ultimately ”enable the designer… Sigue leyendo

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Emerging Objects Design 3D Printed Salt House

The architects of Emerging Objects …have devised a scheme for a 3D printed house made from locally harvested salt and concrete. Known as the “3D Printed House 1.0,” the case study residence was commissioned by the Jin Hai Lake Resort Sigue leyendo

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