Architecture

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Home Sweet (3D Printed) Home
French Family Becomes the First to Move into a 3D Printed Home

A French family of five has just become the first to ever move into a fully 3D printed house. Constructed in just 54 hours, the inhabitable structure is 1,022 square feet large, and includes four bedrooms and a central living area.

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Dirt Homes, 3D Printed
UA Professor Develops 3D Printed Soil and Bacteria Method for Building

Assistant professor of civil engineering at the University of Arkansas, Michelle Bernhardt-Barry, is working on using soil and 3D printers to build houses and roads where concrete isn’t readily available.

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Zaha Hadid Architects H-Line Hat Reflects Artist’s New York Condos

Zaha Hadid Architects' latest work is the H-Line hat which was inspired by the firm's condo at 520 West 28th Street, New York. Designed by boss and collaborator, Patrik Schumacher, the hat was made using 3D printing for a Friends of the High Line fundraiser.

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Walking on a Cloud
Larger-Than-Life 3D Printed Architectural Structure on Display at 2018 Venice Biennale

Architects Alisa Andrašek and Bruno Juričić have designed the "Cloud Pergola / The Architecture of Hospitality", a larger-than-life art display that some are considered the largest and most complex 3D printed structures in the world. It's currently on display at the 2018 Venice Architecture Biennale. 

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Autodesk Supporting Hip Hop Architecture Camps for Second Year

Now in its second year, Autodesk and the Urban Arts Collective continue their collaboration on Hip Hop Architecture Camps, inviting local middle and high school students to re-imagine their communities and introduce STEAM education through the lens of hip hop culture.

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A Concrete Plan
Famed Italian Architect Massimiliano Locatelli to 3D Print a House at Milan Design Week

During Milan Design Week, engineering firm Arup and architecture studio CLS Architetti are 3D printing a house called 3D Housing 05 near the Duomo cathedral.

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Celestial Bodies
Stunning 3D Printed Cathedral of St James in Transparent Resin

Croatian company Vectrino used 3D printing to create a replica of the Šibenik Cathedral of St James, a UNESCO World Heritage Site, for a new exhibition.

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A Tour Through History
Japanese Architect Fits More Than 30 Iconic Buildings in One 3D Printed Object

Japanese architect Fumio Matsumoto has created "Memories of Architecture", an exhibit that features more than 30 iconic buildings in a single 3D printed object.

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Reconstructing Mosul
This Concept Plans to Rebuild Mosul with 3D Printing Bots and Drones

The Five Farming Bridges project posits thousands of clean energy homes and farms, possible thanks to spiders 3D printing the city's rubble.

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Hong Kong Students Create World’s First 3D Printed Terracotta Pavilion

Students 3D printed terracotta bricks and created the Ceramic Constellation Pavilion to prove the technology's uses in architecture.

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Higher Learning
Here are the 3D Hubs Student Grant 2017 Award Winners

Announcing the 3D Hubs Student Grant 2017 Winners, with three recipients chosen from over 449 applicants from 300 universities.

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Set in Stone
Start-up Renca Creates Eco-Cement Fit for 3D Printing

In Dubai, an innovative new geopolymer cement mixture created by startup Renca could be the catalyst for future 3D printed buildings.

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Exploring Healthy Cities with SuperMaterial Exhibition

SuperMaterial is a major public exhibition by The Built Environment Trust which will explore the idea of "healthy cities" in London.

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Stratasys Direct Manufacturing Helps Visualize District Detroit

Olympia Entertainment worked with Stratasys Direct Manufacturing to illustrate new District Detroit area with large-scale 3D printed models.

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Tree of Life
Aqua Shard Has a Shower of 3D Printed Leaves For Christmas

3D printed art installation in collaboration with Sir David Attenborough replaces traditional Xmas tree at Aqua Shard restaurant in London.

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MATT Architecture Firm Uses 3D Printing for Rapid Prototyping

MATT Architecture uses 3D printing to save time and money reiterating models of architectural plans they are working on in central London.

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Resurrected
Bull of Nimrud Destroyed by Isis recreated with 3D Printing

Destroyed by ISIS last year, a replica of the Bull of Nimrud will be 3D printed in Rome to raise awareness of cultural heritage preservation.

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Miles of Tiles
3D Printed Patterned Landscapes of Cyprus

These 3D printed patterned landscapes will have you booking your next holiday to the historical country of Cyprus in a heartbeat.

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Flying the Flag
3D Printed Europe Building in The Netherlands

For the Dutch presidency of the EU, the Europe Building has an eyecatching facade of 3D printed bioplastic panels (fully recyclable, of course).

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Tower of Power
Wide Open Arts: Your 3D Printed Tower Could be Exhibited in NYC

Wide Open Arts are creating an installation of 3D printed towers in New York City, with an open invite for creative professionals to submit their designs.

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