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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…

Tiny Houses for Rich People: Walden Monterey Community Introduces 3D Printed Pods

Millennials are commonly known for eschewing the lifestyle choices of previous generations, choosing to do things differently and, often, more conscientiously when it comes to the Earth and the environment….

3D Printed House Developed by WATG Enters Testing Phase

In 2016, Branch Technology issued a challenge to the design world: imagine the possibilities for architecture when a home could be fabricated using 3D printing. This Freeform Home Design Challenge…

Branch Technology and Foster + Partners Take First Place Again in Latest Round of NASA’s 3D Printed Habitat Challenge

It’s an amazing thought that many people alive on Earth today might, in their lifetimes, see humans landing on – and even living on – Mars. It’s even more likely…

Techmer PM Materials Design Know-How “Vital” in 3D Printed Habitat Challenge Success

Early last week, NASA announced the winners of the second level of the second phase of the 3D Printed Habitat Challenge, a multiphase competition that began in 2015 and challenges…

Building in the Stars: Phase Two, Level Two Winners Announced for NASA’s 3D Printed Habitat Challenge

My husband and I are science fiction fans, and as such own some of Ray Bradbury’s works, including short story collection The Martian Chronicles. I especially like “The Million-Year Picnic,”…

NASA Announces Winners of First Part of Phase Two in 3D Printed Habitat Challenge

Two years ago, NASA issued a challenge: 3D print viable habitats that people can potentially live in on Mars, the moon, or elsewhere in the future,  using locally available materials….

Virtual Drones Zoom Around 3D Printed Dronopod in Downtown Knoxville

Imagine your hometown in the future -what does it look like? You may picture a high-tech makeover a la The Jetsons or Futurama, or maybe you’re just imagining a few…

3D Printing Bringing Innovation in Manufacturing to Knoxville, Eastern Tennessee’s “Innovation Valley”

When I hit the road and head south, I’m usually going to visit my grandparents, who currently live about an hour west of Knoxville. I’ve spent many hours in my…

3D Printing: The Stories We Missed This Week — November 12, 2016

On this week’s edition of “The Stories We Missed This Week”, we’ve got news that spans from the animated universe of Rick and Morty to South Korea. For starters, one…

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…

Branch Technology Announces Winners of Freeform Home Design Challenge

Last July, Chattanooga startup Branch Technology launched a competition challenging participants to use the company’s patented Cellular Fabrication technology to design a 3D printed single-family home that “rethinks traditional aesthetics, ergonomics, construction,…

There’s Still Time to Enter Branch Technology’s Freeform Home Design Challenge

We first covered Chatanooga-based 3D design and printing innovator Branch Technology here last July, when the company successfully built 3D printed walls using the world’s largest freeform 3D printer. This was a first for international…

Branch Technology 3D Prints a “Backdrop for Innovation” for Chattanooga’s Enterprise Center

Last July, Chattanooga, Tennessee-based Branch Technology went public with their technology and products, which include full-sized 3D printed walls and other furniture pieces that were created using the world’s largest 3D printer…

The Sky is the Limit for 3D Printing Company Branch Technology

With 3D printing technology becoming capable of printing larger and larger objects, it’s not too much of a stretch to imagine a 3D printed skyscraper in the future. We’ve been hearing…

Branch Technology 3D Prints Building Walls With World’s Largest Freeform 3D Printer – Launches 3D Printed Home Competition

3D printing is a technology that has more potential than most of us give it credit for. Reason being is that it’s a fabrication process which is capable of minute…