ETH Zurich Innovates Construction 3D Printing with 3D Printed Formwork & Future Tree

A wide range of fascinating projects continue to emerge from leading university, ETH Zurich, a source of prolific research in science and exploration of technology like 3D and 4D printing….

Fast Complexity: ETH Zurich Combines Fast-Setting 3D Printed Concrete and Casting

As a disruptive technology, 3D printing has been behind many positive transformations in major industries, from dental and medical to aerospace and far beyond; however, the construction industry is worth…

Concrete Choreography Project: Reframing Concrete Typology with 3D Printing

International researchers continue to explore and refine 3D printing within architecture and progressive techniques regarding extrusion of cement, releasing their findings in the recently published ‘Concrete Choreography Prefabrication of 3D…

The Eggshell Process: 3D Printing Ultra-Thin Concrete Structures

Researchers from Zurich, Switzerland continue recent trends in studying progressive techniques in construction, detailing their work in the recently published, ‘Eggshell: Ultra-Thin Three-Dimensional Printed Formwork for Concrete Structures.’ Industrial users…

$4.3M Investment Drives Carbon Fiber 3D Printing from Swiss Startup

The world of carbon fiber 3D printing is getting exciting, as an increasing number of companies are entering the market. The latest is a Zurich-based startup called 9T Labs​, which…

Investigating FDM 3D Printed Thermoplastic-Bonded Magnetic Composite Materials

While magnetic materials are pretty important when it comes to creating and implementing novel technologies, like 3D printing, it’s not easy to integrate or tune them in complicated designs, because…

Silicone 3D Printing Startup Spectroplast Completes CHF 1.5 Million Seed Round with AMV

Spectroplast AG, headquartered in Zurich, has just completed a CHF 1.5 million seed round with AM Ventures Holding GmbH (AMV), allowing them to move further ahead in silicone 3D printing….

Researchers Create Dynamic Self-Assembly Process for Building Mobile Micromachines

A micromachine has the potential to maniupulate and probe the microscopic world, and can be made up of multiple chemistries, materials, or parts in order to address different functions, such…

Concrete and 3D Knitting Combine to Produce KnitCandela 3D Printed Structure

In Mexico City, a strange structure has been erected – it looks a bit like a crouching frog, or maybe an exotic flower. It was built using a special 3D…

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