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An 83-year-old woman in Belgium is now the proud owner of what could be possibly the coolest lower jaw in history: a 3D printed titanium mandible replacement. The jaw was implanted successfully a few months ago by doctors at the University of Hasselt BIOMED Research Institute in Belgium to replace the woman’s seriously infected jaw bone. The replacement was 3D printed by researchers at the University of Hasselt out of titanium powder.
Suminagashi is the ancient Japanese technique of painting on water to create marbleized effects on paper.
Construction on soma ‘s “One Ocean” thematic pavilion is currently well underway and scheduled for completion in May 2012. Selected as the first prize winner of an open international competition in Yeosu, South Korea , the thematic pavilion was designed to embody the Expo’s theme “The Living Ocean and Coast” and transform it into a three-dimensional “multi-layered” architectural experience.
Project Architect: Jürgen Mayer H., Andre Santer, Marta Ramírez Iglesias J. MAYER H.
suckerPUNCH: describe your project. mikael HVIDTFELDT CHRISTENSEN (Syntopia): ‘Folding Space’ is an exploration of a class of 3D fractals, called Kaleidoscopic IFS’s (first described in this thread at fractalforums.com).
edinburgh SCOTLAND suckerPUNCH: describe your project. tom BEDDARD: It is an exploration into the relatively new field of 3D fractals.