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3D printed structural steel connectors

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Large-scale 3D metal printing company MX3D produced a series of 3D printed structural connector in duplex steel, designed in collaboration with Japanese architecture and engineering firm Takenaka. The project aims to show the progress in ...

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A lightweight bamboo pavilion made with digital fabrication

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Students at ETH Zurich created an extremely lightweight and filigree pavilion from bamboo, using innovative digital fabrication technology. Bamboo is a rapidly renewable and high-quality raw material. As a building material, it is comparable to ...

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A fully 3D printed construction made from earth

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Italian 3D printing studio WASP completed the printing phase of their TECLA supporting structure, said to be the first fully 3D printed construction based on natural materials, namely earth, and made with multiple 3D printers ...

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The longest bicycle bridge in Europe is made of wood

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The Pieter Smit bridge, located between Winschoten and Blauwestad in the province Groningen in the Netherlands is a 800 metre (2,625 ft) long bridge and is mostly made of FSC certified wood. Opened quietly on ...

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A leather and plastic alternative made of seaweed

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Anna Watkins, a student at the University of Huddersfield in the UK, developed a seaweed based material that aims to replace materials like leather and plastic. The aim of the project was to create a ...

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Construction material made of cellulose waste

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Honext is a sustainable construction material made of cellulose leftover of unusable paper sludge and cardboard waste. Most construction materials are difficult to recycle and usually end up on the landfill. The industry’s global waste ...

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