3D printing has filtrated to the mass consumer domain. Architects and designers will be increasingly exploiting the advantages of such handy tool to have. Medium and small architectural practices continue unlocking the full potential of 3D printing for fleshing out ideas but also to have a faster production if in what is to become "the end product".
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3D Printing columns whit Thila Theus Architects in Zurich.
Link to process video: 3D PRINT
3D light prints: Lamps at the Museum for Gestaltüng, Zurich.
3D music prints: a vinyl at the Milano furniture fair 2013!
3D process prints: stair fabrication in Basel, CH.
3D chair prints: digitally drawn on the air (as a cloud-point in 3D space) and sent to print.
Guillermo Aranda-Mena is an architect and Associate Professor at RMIT University, Melbourne. He holds a UNESCO Architecture Chair as Visiting Professor at the Politecnico di Milano where he also teaches. Guillermo studied architecture in Mexico and Spain. Guillermo splits his year living in Australia, Europe and Asia. He has spent extensive periods of time living, studying or working in a number of countries such as Denmark, Portugal, Canada, the USA, Singapore, Fiji, Vietnam, Holland and more recently Switzerland and Italy. In 2010 he completed a professional certificate in Digital Design (VDC) at Stanford University, California. Guillermo consults to individuals and to client organisations on areas of architectural briefing and conceptual design, value capture and digital design and visualisation methods to ENVISION project outcomes - maximising project value.
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