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Disney Shows Ultra Detailed 3D Model of Upcoming Star Wars Land Theme Park

Two Star Wars-inspired lands are currently under construction at the Disneyland and Walt Disney World Resort. The first detailed 3D model of Star Wars Land (now officially called Galaxy’s Edge) is on display this weekend at the 2017 D23 Expo. Both Star Wars-inspired lands will transport guests to a never-before-seen planet, a remote trading port and one of the …

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Barking Riverside and Hobs Studio Unveil Largest Ever 3D Printed Master Plan Model

The UK’s largest 3D printed master plan model has been unveiled at Barking Riverside, one of Europe’s largest Brownfield developments – which will deliver over 10,800 new homes in East London. The model was created and 3D printed by Hobs Studio, a 3D scanning, 3D Design and 3D printing studio …

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Neri Oxman and MIT Show Yet Another Approach to 3D Printing Buildings

The list of materials that can be produced by 3D printing has grown to include not just plastics but also metal, glass, and even food. Now, MIT researchers are expanding the list further, with the design of a system that can 3D print the basic structure of an entire building. …

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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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Amazing (Not 3D Printed) Morpheus Hotel Serves as Base for 3D Structures of Tomorrow

  It’s clearly not 3D printed in any way – although it is very likely that Zaha Hadid architects used 3D printing for many parts of the building’s physical modeling and prototyping – but the Morpheus Hotel and Tower in Macau is probably one of the clearest example of what …

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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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