This article by Marc Kristal from Metropolis Magazine, originally titled “Digital Details,” looks at the work of NRI, a New York company that is leading the way when it comes to 3D Printing (or rather, additive manufacturing) – finding that there is a craft in these machine-produced models after all. First things ﬁrst: The term “3-D printing” is a misnomer according to Arthur Young-Spivey, the digital fabrication specialist at NRI—a 116-year-old, New York–headquartered supplier of reprographic services to architects and their tradespeople. “The correct term is ‘additive manufacturing,’” he explains. “People call it 3-D printing because it enables you to wrap your head around it, but in some ways it’s confusing.” Young-Spivey has a point, as the process by which a digital ﬁle is converted into an object isn’t “printing” in the commonly understood sense of applying pigment on a substrate. With 3-D printing, he says, “Instead of using paper, you’re printing with powder or plastics.
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East Hampton Beach House Renovation by Utopus Studio A full restoration and renovation of an existing summer vacation home in East Hampton, the main requirements called for the restoration of the existing shell throughout the façade. As well as new mezzanine railing, millwork, carpeting, lighting, hardware and finishes in the interior. The main concept aesthetically was to create an environment mixing large white/neutral painted walls with unfinished painted wood siding and blue-gray accent walls, niches or rooms.