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3D-Printed Homes: The concept is now turning into something solid

March 14th, 2020 at 3:48 am » Comments Off

Homes of the future, made through 3-D printing In a Northeast Austin neighborhood, new 3-D-printed homes are taking their distinctive shape on the grounds of the Community First Village, where about 180 formerly homeless people have found shelter and camaraderie in the most expensive city in Texas. (Regan Morton Photography) AUSTIN — Tim Shea is […]



3D-printed footwear makes growing popularity and emerging trends

March 2nd, 2020 at 12:17 pm » Comments Off

      Edison, NJ — (SBWire) — 02/19/2020 –The 3D-Printed Footwear Market has witnessed continuous growth in the last few years and is projected to grow even further during the forecast period of 2020-2026.



3D Printing humans: A quick review of 3D Bioprinters

February 13th, 2020 at 12:58 pm » Comments Off

It was only a matter of time before the iconic scene from 1997’s The Fifth Element became a reality. In the film Milla Jovovich’s character, Leeloo, is entirely rebuilt using her dead hand as a template. The resurrection is performed by a surgical robot that collects slices of heterogeneous tissue, generated from a yellow bio-ink, […]



3D printing gets bigger, faster and stronger

February 11th, 2020 at 12:42 pm » Comments Off

HARP in action as it vertically and continuously prints a large 3D object. Research advances are changing the image of a once-niche technology. A resin printer from Chad Mirkin’s lab at Northwestern University in Illinois can create structures as large as a person in hours (image sequence sped up). Credit: Northwestern University As a metal […]



A Modular, 3D printed dog house made of 1000+ tennis balls

February 1st, 2020 at 1:49 pm » Comments Off

CallisonRTKL + an idea + two 3D printers + 1,019 tennis balls = a clever dog house auctioned off to benefit the SPCA of Texas. The Dallas-based architecture and design office designed Fetch House with a continuous facade made up of over 1000 tennis balls held by a 3D printed modular support structure. The balls […]



Construction completed on largest 3D-printed building in the world

January 29th, 2020 at 12:22 pm » Comments Off

Largest 3D-printed municipality building in Dubai At 31 feet tall and 6,900 square feet, a new building in Dubai is the largest 3D-printed building in the world — and the first two-story structure of its kind. The most impressive part of the project? U.S. company Apis Cor built the structure using only three workers and […]



This is the world’s largest 3D-printed house

January 18th, 2020 at 5:54 pm » Comments Off

Largest ‘permitted 3D-printed home’ was built at an incredible pace SQ4D has just 3D-printed an impressively large home, and indeed is claiming that the 1,900 square foot abode is the ‘largest permitted 3D-printed home in the world’, no less. While larger buildings have been constructed with 3D printing – including this two-storey affair in Dubai, […]



3D Printing and the murky ethics of replicating bones

January 15th, 2020 at 12:50 pm » Comments Off

Bone scan databases offer scientists new ways to study human remains. But some worry they could be misused. Ten years ago, it wasn’t possible for most people to use 3D technology to print authentic copies of human bones. Today, using a 3D printer and digital scans of actual bones, it is possible to create unlimited […]



Micro-angelo? This 3D-printed ‘David’ is just one millimeter tall

December 28th, 2019 at 12:06 am » Comments Off

3D printing has proven itself useful in so many industries that it’s no longer necessary to show off, but some people just can’t help themselves. Case in point: this millimeter-tall rendition of Michelangelo’s famous “David” printed with copper using a newly developed technique. The aptly named “Tiny David” was created by Exaddon, a spin-off company […]



World’s first 3D-printed neighborhood unveiled in Mexico

December 19th, 2019 at 1:05 pm » Comments Off

The project, which was created in partnership with Icon and Échale, is located in Tabasco, southeastern Mexico  We’ve followed New Story’s efforts to create affordable 3D-printed homes for a while, including its first prototype model and ambitious plan to build a community in Latin America. That plan has now been put into action and the […]



Multimaterial 3-D printing manufactures complex objects, fast

November 22nd, 2019 at 12:38 pm » Comments Off

Multimaterial multinozzle 3D printheads. Credit: Nature (2019). DOI: 10.1038/s41586-019-1736-8 3-D printers are revolutionizing manufacturing by allowing users to create any physical shape they can imagine on-demand. However, most commercial printers are only able to build objects from a single material at a time and inkjet printers that are capable of multimaterial printing are constrained by […]



Watch a massive 3D-printed building take shape

November 9th, 2019 at 3:19 am » Comments Off

Dubai is now home to the world’s largest 3D-printed two-story building. On Wednesday, officials in the city’s Warsan neighborhood unveiled the building, which is 9.5 meters (31 feet) tall and has a total area of 640 square meters (6,889 square feet). The structure’s concrete walls were constructed in place using a massive 3D printer — […]



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