digital fabrication

DFAB House Brings ETH Zurich 3D Printing and Digital Construction Techniques from Research Lab to Construction Site

Most people, by now, have at least heard about 3D printed houses and other structures. They’re not exactly commonplace, yet, and they’re still amazing to think about and to see,…

NYU Tandon Students Utilize Digital Fabrication and 3D Printing to Design Winning Concrete Canoe

From simple PLA to glass and metal, there are all sorts of interesting 3D printing materials being used these days. I find concrete to be one of the more interesting…

SUNY New Paltz HVAMC Opens Build Business Platform 3D Printing Service

In the spring of 2013, the Hudson Valley Advanced Manufacturing Center (HVAMC) was launched at SUNY New Paltz, only a year before the public university opened its MakerBot Innovation Center,…

Digital Fabrication in Architecture and 3D Printing Materials in Focus at AAAS Annual Meeting

The use of 3D printing in the construction field is not a new thing – there are 3D printed office buildings and laboratories, a 9-foot-tall 3D printed pavilion, 3D printed…

SOLIDWORKS World 2017: Dassault Systèmes Announces the 2017 Opening of the North American 3DEXPERIENCE Lab

We already knew that France-based Dassault Systèmes, leading 3D design software manufacturer and creator of SOLIDWORKS, had a pretty good year, after releasing their fourth quarter financial results last week before…

New Trimble Technology Lab at UMass Amherst Will Enhance 3D Capabilities on Campus

California-based technology company Trimble, best known for its GPS systems and popular 3D modeling software SketchUp Pro, announced today that it has made a large in-kind gift to the University…

Sculpteo Was Everywhere I Wanted to Be at CES 2017

The guy I had a crush on my freshman year of college seemed to be everywhere I went on campus. I’d see him daily in the dining hall, at parties,…

Maker Faire Orlando: Millebot Unveils Giant Multifunctional 3D Printer, Pays Tribute to Victims of Pulse Nightclub Shooting

As the 3D printing industry grows and the technology becomes more capable and more complex, it’s interesting to watch the appearance of certain trends in 3D printer manufacturing. Right now,…

Michigan Professors Use 3D Printing for Making Art and Educating Students

Associate Professor of Art at Eastern Michigan University Jason J. Ferguson appears to be a jack-of-all-trades, or at least that is how it seems when checking out his personal website. This site…

Computational Design Student Creates 3D Printed Spider Joints

Nazmul Azim Khan is a second-year student in the Computational Design program at the University of New South Wales. While taking a digital fabrication course he was assigned a project to…