DUS architects: kamermaker 3D printer pavilion
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sep 28, 2012
DUS architects: kamermaker 3D printer pavilion


‘kamermaker’ by DUS architects, amsterdam, the netherlands
all images courtesy of DUS architects

dutch firm DUS architects has recently opened the world’s first 3D printer pavilion in central amsterdam.
kamermaker‘, translated from dutch as the ‘room-maker’, is made from a 6 meter long container. the moveable unit
has a 2.2 meter square base and stands 3.5 meters tall, measuring the size of a small room. a printing machine
is contained inside the pavilion and is capable of producing another pavilion inside its four walls. turned on its side
to be a vertical with a garage-style door, the space can generate tall 3D printed buildings in relation to its footprint.

a stainless steel exterior reflects its surroundings, blending into the environment. a grid of perforations hold miniature windmills
which intend to produce energy with future trials and research. also 3D printed, the objects will be comprised of glow-in-the-dark
PLA plastic filament.


(left) garage-style door opens for business
(right) door closes to make a four-sided mirrored box
images courtesy of faberashery


grid of perforations along the facades will one day hold small windmills to generate energy
image courtesy of faberashery


small windmills
image courtesy of faberashery


stainless steel exterior reflects the surrounding environment


room-sized 3D printer in action


large scale pieces


raw material feed for printer


3D printer within the pavilion
image courtesy of faberashery


3D printer
image courtesy of faberashery


top view of printer and bed
image courtesy of faberashery


opening ceremony


pavilion recedes into the scenery


scale model of printer on display

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