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A 3D printed pavilion made from recycled plastic bottles

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MEAN (Middle East Architecture Network) designed a 3D printed pavilion made from plywood, 3D printed concrete and 3D printed recycled PET. Designed for Dubai International Financial Center (DIFC), the pavilion is “an exploration in scaling ...

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A 3D printed stainless steel architectural structure

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Developed by AirLab at Singapore University of Technology and Design, AirMesh is said to be the world’s first architectural structure made of 3D printed components in stainless steel. A polyhedron with four rectangular view frames, ...

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Increasing solar panel efficiency with algae

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Swedish company Swedish Algae Factory developed a method to use the silica shells of diatom algae, which can enhance the efficiency of solar panels. Diatom is a type of unicellular microscopic alga that lives deep ...

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A pentagonal ‘Eiffel tower’ made of ice and cellulose

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Students from Eindhoven University of Technology, in collaboration with students from the Summa College in Eindhoven, made a pentagonal ‘Eiffel tower’ made of sprayed on ice and cellulose. Located in Harbin, in northern China near ...

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A smog eating billboard

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As part of the Smog Free Project, Dutch architect and artist Daan Roosegaarde and students from UDEM University Mexico developed the Smog Eating Billboard, which cleans up polluting particles through an intelligent coating process. The ...

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The world’s largest 3D printed building (to date)

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Located in the Dubai Municipality, 3D printing construction company Apis Cor completed the all structures of a two-storey administrative building, which is currently the largest 3D printed building. At 9.5 metres (31 feet) tall and ...

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