architecture

3D Printed Sandstone Tiles Open Gateway to Beautiful Possibilites for Prefabrication

Sandstone has been used in construction since ancient times. Until now, if you wanted an impressive structure created from sandstone you only had two approaches to choose between: (slow option)…

hsbLABS: Transforming Architectural Home Drawings into 3D Printed Models that Snap Together

hsbLABS – the R&D division of hsbCAD – has developed a new software application that takes 3D architectural models and makes them 3D printable. And it goes even further than that:…

Everyone Gets to Live In a Penthouse with This 3D Printed Rotating Building Concept

One of the primary functions of science fiction, beyond being cool, is using the fantastic worlds being created to subtly critique the ills of today by envisioning the problems of…

Amazing 3D Printed Architectural Models Featured in Tel Aviv Museum of Art Exhibit

The Tel Aviv Museum of Art is featuring an exhibit that includes 28 3D printed architectural models. According to the museum website, “Production Routes” examines the 50-year-long “transnational circulation of prefabricated…

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…

A Room So Quiet It Will Make You Crazy — Foteini Setaki and 3D Printing Will Change What You Hear

There’s a room in Minneapolis, Minnesota so quiet that, should anyone sit inside it long enough, they’ll begin to hallucinate and beg to be set free from the horror. Lined…

Architect Looks to 3D Print an Incredible Full-Sized Concrete Fantasy Village

When it comes to 3D printing and architecture, we are merely at the brink of something tremendous. 3D printing opens up a whole new realm of imagination for building construction…

BuiltinSG: 3D Printing Old Buildings in Celebration of Singapore’s 50th Birthday

Day in and day out, I continue to be amazed by all the unique uses that people and companies come up with for 3D printing. What is so exciting is…

3D Printed Replicas of Armenian Heritage Park’s Dodecahedron Created for Benefactors

The positive energy and power of Mcor 3D printing with paper is making headlines again — this time in Boston, where the Mcor 3D printing technology using paper is now…

3D Printing Houses Via Contour Crafting – Winner of ‘Create the Future’ Competition

In 2002, the publishers of the magazine NASA Tech Briefs began a contest titled “Create the Future” as a way to push forward and recognize outstanding innovation in engineering. It…

Stratasys Announces 11th Annual Extreme Redesign 3D Printing Challenge

It’s that time of the year again. No, I’m not talking about Halloween. I’m talking about the annual Extreme Redesign 3D Printing Challenge from Stratasys that is now running for…