Arup's 3D-Printed Metal Components Celebrate Tech Breakthroughs

By: Jana Pijak - Oct 28, 2014
References: arup & gizmag
Arup's 3D printed steel structures are both visually striking and sculptural in their aesthetic. 3D printing technology continues to evolve as the practice becomes more and more common among creative and research industries. Embracing modern tech innovations, Arup changes the way one looks at 3D printing and aims to create a material solution that would conserve energy while reducing costs for consumers. This affordable material is not only inexpensive but is also a sustainable solution that reduces waste build-up over time.

Arup's 3D printed steel solution is said to be a groundbreaking concept for future construction and building practices. The material is intended for construction projects that feature small-scaled, complex and intricate metal fragments and components.