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Zaha Hadid Architects Brings 3D Printed Thallus Sculpture to Milan Design Week

Named after the Greek word for flora that has no differentiation between stem and leaf, Thallus is an experimental structure investigating form and pattern generated by advanced manufacturing and computational methods. Created by automated additive manufacture as well as hot-wire cutting technology, the structure presents the on-going investigations into robotic …

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Russian Startup Renca Launches géobeton Geocement for 3D Printing Construction

In Irkutsk for the first time in Russia successful tests of géobeton (geopolymer concrete) geocement were made in printing constructions on a mobile 3D printer. A Russian-Italian company Renca Rus, LLC has elaborated and tested various compositions of geobeton based on geopolymer binder for 3D printing on the mobile construction …

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Cazza Will Build the World’s First 3D Printed Skyscraper in Dubai

Dubai-based construction technologies firm, Cazza, has announced plans to build the world’s first 3D printed skyscraper. The firm will be able to 3D print high rises using a new construction technique called ‘crane printing’, similar to that used by Apic Cor to digitally build a small house in Russia last month. …

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ACTLAB Presents Experimental Architecture Pavilion 3D Printed with WASP Technology

The ACTLAB experimental architecture laboratory at Politecnico di Milano University is presenting a preview of its Trabeculae Pavilion at Made Expo 2017, an experimental architecture which fuses 3D Printing with biomimetic research. From the 8th until the 11th of March, within the BSmart! area, in Pavilion 10 of Fiera Milano-Rho, will …

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Experts Discuss Digital Fabrication in 1:1 Scale Architecture at AAAS 2017 Meeting

During the AAAS 2017 Annual Meeting in Boston, Jonas Buchli, ETH Zurich — The Swiss Federal Institute of Technology in Zurich, Switzerland, Ronald Rael, University of California, Berkeley and Emerging Objects, U.S.A., and Jane Burry, RMIT University, Melbourne, Australia discussed the latest developments in digital fabrication in architecture at 1:1 …

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ACCIONA and IAAC Inaugurate First 3D Printed Pedestrian Bridge

From 3D printing models to 3D printing real scale architecture: Areti Markopoulou, Academic Director at the Institute for Advanced Architecture of Catalunya (IAAC) presented and inaugurated the first 3D printed public bridge, which was built with the support of the Alcobendas City Council and ACCIONA Engineering. ACCIONA offered the state-of-the-art technological and …

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