Interview with Framlab creatives behind 3D printed Homed shelters for NYC

Interview with Framlab creatives behind 3D printed Homed shelters for NYC

3D printing has become a buzzword within construction for its potential to automate what is, traditionally, a labor-intensive process. Moreover, additive manufacturing provides architects with new possibilities in materials and design, encouraging structures built with little environmental impact, and low material cost . Recently, Homed , a project seeking to provide shelter for New York’s growing homeless population, attracted the attention of a number of news outlets for its innovative proposal using 3D printing to re-purpose the city’s inactive “vertical lots.” Styled as a connected stack of honeycomb pods, Homed shelters present an aesthetic, configurable, and potentially translatable helping-hand […]

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