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Architecture Intelligence Research Lab at SUTD Installs 3D Printed Pavilion for Mid-Autumn Festival

The first fully functional 3D printed structure was designed and built in Singapore recently by a research group under the direction of architects and professors at Singapore University of Technology…

Mobile Construction Robot 3D Prints a Temporary Architectural Installation Out of Loose Stones and Twine

While plastic is used often in 3D printing, stronger materials are required for architecture and construction applications, such as brick, concrete, and cement. But while we’ve seen stone-filled PLA filaments, rocks…

Branch Technology and Techmer PM Unveil a 3D Printed Band Shell and Hanging Gardens

Branch Technology has been on the radar for a few years, since it introduced its patented Cellular Fabrication, or C-Fab, technology. The company’s motto is “Build Like Nature,” and it…

3D Printing News Briefs: July 24, 2018

For today’s 3D Printing News Briefs, we’re starting with business as usual, and then moving on to some pretty interesting 3D printing projects from around the world. First up, Ultimaker…

Croatian Exhibition at 2018 Venice Architecture Biennale is a 3D Printed Cloud Pergola

As the name suggests, the Venice Biennale is an event that has occurred every second year, with the exception of years affected by world wars, since it was founded in…

Luminous 3D Printed Pavilion Highlights Courtyard of Chinese Bed and Breakfast

In the Chinese village of Shanyinwu, in Tonglu County in Huangzhou, is a pleasant-looking stone bed and breakfast that occupies a sloping plot facing a reservoir with a hillside filling…

3D Printed Pavilion Contains 2,000 Unique Bricks

Bricks, typically, are pretty uniform. Some of them may be a bit smaller or larger, but overall they tend to be the same rectangular shape. That’s not the case with…

3D Printing News Briefs: September 8, 2017

In today’s 3D Printing News Briefs, we’re talking about some exciting new centers opening up that specialize in 3D printing technology, an additive manufacturing course and a little medical news,…

IAAC Demonstrates On Site Robotics 3D Printing Construction Method in Barcelona

In May, experts from the construction industry met in Barcelona at the 20th annual Barcelona Building Construmat, a conference that promotes innovation in construction. The Institute for Advanced Architecture of…

3D Printing and Biomimetic Research Combine to Create Lightweight Architecture Prototype: Trabeculae Pavilion

A little over a year ago, Italian artist Francesco Pacelli, once an academic researcher and educator with Politecnico di Milano‘s LAB+ 3D printing lab, was testing the limitations and abilities of…

SHoP Architects and Partners Create Giant 3D Printed Bamboo Pavilion for Design Miami

On November 30, most of us, at least in my part of the country, will be dealing with gray skies, cold temperatures, and maybe snow. (Although maybe not – it’s…

Eindhoven University of Technology (TU/e) Unveils Massive Robotic Concrete 3D Printer, Displays New Pavilion

We see so many variations and innovations in 3D printing today, and often right from the desktop, from printing in metal to medical professionals making complex 3D printed medical models….

Tokyo University Students Use Custom 3D Printing Pen to “Draw” Large 3D Structures

While there are several large-scale construction 3D printers being developed, none of them could really be called elegant or graceful. Mostly these huge machines print utilitarian shapes out in concrete…

World’s Largest 3D Printed Pavilion is Inspired by Silkworms

From a distance, it looks as though an alien craft has landed on Beijing. Massive, white, and luminous, the mysterious structure is both beautiful and spooky. Come closer, though, and…

Silky Concrete Project: Massive Concrete Installation Built by KUKA Robot & Ten 3D Printers

When I was a kid growing up in south Florida, artists abounded, but the idea–and acceptance factor–of the ‘art installation’ had yet to grow. Artists who were involved in alternative,…

Chopsticks & Glue: Japanese Researchers Unveil Unique 3D Printing Method

In a recent paper by researcher Hironori Yoshida and his colleagues, titled ‘Architecture-Scale Human-Assisted Additive Manufacturing,’ the authors outline how they physically tackled a combination of relevant subjects and issues, regarding the…

3M LifeLab Pavilion Constructed with 1200 3D Printed Connectors

3M, the company responsible for must-have items like Scotch Tape and Post-it Notes, took over a parking area at South by Southwest 2015 by building a 3D printed pavilion to showcase…

Nervous System Envisions a Future of 4D Printed Structures Which Adapt to the Environment

You may have read the title of this story and thought to yourself, “4D Printing? I’m only just starting to understand what 3D printing is all about.” Well, if you…

UC Berkeley Unveils 9-Foot-Tall Pavilion, the Largest Powder-Based 3D Printed Structure Ever

3D printing has been contributing to the fabrication of a lot of large objects as of late. Just a few years ago, if you could 3D print something the size…

Porosity: This 87 Piece 3D Printed Pavilion is Constructed Using Properties in Nature

We have seen many uses for 3D printing over the past couple of years. Just recently we have begun to see 3D printing utilized in architectural design, and many experts in…