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Architecture students develop a 3D-printing pen that “draws” incredible acrylic structures in mid-air

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by Cat DiStasio last modified Feb 26, 2016

Other approaches to 3D-printed architecture typically involve a stationary platform on which the designs are constructed, but this handheld pen changes the game. The pen 3D prints strings of thermoplastic filament, which are used to connect acrylic rods. The result is an ethereal structure unlike any 3D-printed contruct we’ve seen before, and it’s the largest one the team has built so far. Related: Kengo Kuma designs minimalist "Japanese LEGO" blocks made from wood Kevin Clement, one...






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