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Printed Buildings

Landscape House based on Möbius strip by
Universe Architecture

Not just buildings, but entire urban sections

The race to build the first 3D-printed house has begun. Teams of architects in London and Amsterdam are competing to produce the first habitable printed structure, using technology that could transform the

Egg-shaped structure printed by Enrico Dini

way buildings are made. Though they all have the same objective, the teams are investigating very different materials and fabrication methods... more

 

 

Arup Debuts 3D Printed Structures

3D Printed Construction Steelwork by Arup
photo: David Fotografie

Arup engineers are pushing the boundaries of 3D printing and taking the technology firmly into the realm of real-world applications, producing critical structural steel elements for use in complex projects. “We created a redesign of a steel node for a light weight structure using additive manufacturing.

3D Printed Construction Steelwork by Arup
photo: David Fotografie

Though they all have the same objective, the teams are investigating very different materials and fabrication methods... more

 


Construction On The World's First 3D-Printed House Underway

First paper, then food, now homes— printing sure has come a long way since the Gutenberg press. The city of Amsterdam will now have the distinct honor of being home to the world's first 3D-printed house.

Rendering of Canal House on the water

Conceived of by Dutch DUS Architects, Canal House will have 13 rooms created by an oversized 3D printer called Kamer Maker ("room builder").  The printer creates large bricks from layers of molten plastic, which builders can stack like Legos. The stacked plastic bricks will ultimately become the framework for... more

Visitors on the site's opening day

New Product Showcase


 
 
Shakertown
Made with 100% vertical grain Western Red Cedar, the panels apply 10 times faster than individual shingles

Modern Shed
Modern-Shed clients have used their new spaces in a variety of different, personal ways; writer's studio, exercise room, or home office to name a few.

Lavi
316-A premium line of modular stainless steel railings and components

Ambico Limited
Performance rated specialized steel & wood door and frame products for projects that demand quality. These doors are gold mirror finish stainless steel and are bullet resistant.

Qmotion
QMotion's Motorized Drapery Rod collection is the latest innovation in automated window treatments.

Boral Roofing
Boral Roofing launches over 30 new cool roof colors in California
Luminis
Efficient and elegant luminaires created and produced by an experimented team of lighting specialists.
Metl-Span
Metl-Span commercial and industrial panels serve as walls, ceilings and roofs for commercial and industrial buildings.

Flextrim
Xtrulinear offers flexible trim lengths ranging from 12 feet all the way up to 500 feet.
Security Fabricators
Our aluminum applications include bridge and overpass fencing, boardwalks, airport perimeters, and ground exercise areas.
Azek
AZEK Deck's Arbor Collection resembles the warm, vibrant tones of exotic wood.

SlowStop® Bollard
Revolutionary new impactable bollards available in 3", 4", and 6" diameters. End your headache of constantly repairing and replacing bollards.

Steam Sauna
STEAM SAUNA INC. has been providing the most advanced energy-saving steam generators and top quality log saunas for over 40 years.

Sure loc
Sure-loc edging is easy to install, and a variety of landscaping applications. Aluminum & Steel Edging and Paver Restraints.

Asian Ceramics
A unique collection of pottery and garden accessories. Bold surprising designs, quality and value are what we are known for.

Innovators

 

Richard MacCormac
(1938 - 2014)
"Architecture = Art and Accountability"

Richard MacCormac (Husband of Jocasta Innes) a former RIBA President and founder of MJP Architects, was best known for designing campus buildings for the prestigious Oxford

 

and Cambridge universities, as well as the Southwark tube station for the London Underground's Jubilee... more

 

Jocasta Innes
(1934 - 2013)

"It is not mandatory to be a millionaire with teams of specialist painters at your command to enjoy such painted spectaculars"

Jocasta Innes (the wife of Richard MacCormac), made a long career out of a talent for making do, making over, and

 

 

making a home in adversity. She wrote dozens of domestic manuals over 40 years... more

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