Giant bird nest made from 3D printed wood & natural fibers on display at UC Botanical Garden

Giant bird nest made from 3D printed wood & natural fibers on display at UC Botanical Garden

Over the next couple of days, visitors to the University of California’s Botanical Garden will be able to feast their eyes on something truly remarkable: a large-scale reproduction of a weaver bird’s nest. The intricate piece, which was realized by a team of architecture students from UC Berkeley and their professor Paz Gutierrez, was made using 3D scanning, 3D printing, and robotic weaving processes. The project, entitled “Plant Fiber Enclosure: Origins,” was inspired by the weaver bird, which is known for creating the most intricate and elaborate nests of all bird species. Professor Gutierrez was drawn to the natural […]

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