3D printed houses are “not that far off”


Interview: earlier today, London studio Softkill Design unveiled plans for a 3D printed house. We spoke to Softkill’s Gilles Retsin about the viability of printed architecture and how he intends to print a plastic dwelling in just three weeks.

“When we started this research, it was a kind of science fiction,” he says. “It’s not actually that far off any more.” (more…)

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Desktop recycling plant makes plastic for 3D printing

Filabot by Tyler McNaney

News: American college student Tyler McNaney has invented a desktop machine that makes the raw materials for 3D printing by grinding up waste plastic from bottles, wrappers and even Lego bricks. (more…)

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BIO23 exhibitors announced

BIO23 exhibitors announced

Dezeen promotion: the exhibitor line-up has been announced for the 23rd Biennial of design (BIO23), taking place from 27 September to 11 November 2012 at the Museum of Architecture and Design in Ljubljana, Slovenia. (more…)

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Prostheses and Innesti by Studio MK27, Manuela Verga and Paolo Boatti


London Design Festival: construction workers made this furniture on show at London’s Gallery Fumi, but Brazilian architect Marcio Kogan of Studio MK27 has added small details to embellish each piece. (more…)

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