Day: August 9, 2013

The Plantolith

REX|LAB, 2013

3D silica sand print 1700/1000/200mm, approx. 250kg, produced for and exhibited at the 3D Printshow 2013 at The Business Design Centre, London UK

Sponsoring and fabrication: ExOne Digital Part Materialization

Photography: Marjan Colletti
Exhibited: 3D Printshow London 2013

In geometric terms, plants and monoliths stand at opposite sides of the spectrum. 3D-printing technologies allow the hybridisation of the two. On the one hand, Plantolith simulates natural processes, blurring the boundaries between tectonic elements and natural forms. On the … more