3D printing has come a long way in the past 30 years, and a Dutch architect, Janjaap Ruijssenaars, wants to push the technology even further. Working in collaboration with sculptor Rinus Roelofs, Ruijssenaars is creating a world’s first: A 3D-printed building
Sure, 3D printing is fun and cute. And products like the Makerbot and Form 1 will most certainly disrupt manufacturing, even if it’s only on a small scale. But the possibilities of 3D printing stretch far beyond DIY at-home projects
wo articles ln 3D printing that push the envelope… Interesting use for a 3D printer! Jay Leno’s 3D Printer Replaces Rusty Old Parts http://www.jaylenosgarage.com/extras/articles/jay-lenos-3d-printer-replaces-rusty-old-parts-1/index.shtml#.T7Ou5Ji_Gvo.twitter “Jay Leno has a lot of old cars with a lot of obsolete parts. When he needs to replace these parts, he skips the error-prone machinist and goes to his rapid prototyping 3D printer. Simply scan, print and repeat.” The Man Who Prints Houses http://neilperkin.typepad.com/only_dead_fish/2012/05/the-man-who-prints-houses.html “Enrico Dini has developed a 3D printing technology large enough to print buildings.