3D-Printed Crystalline Maps Explore Urban Development Strategies
WTA Studio’s ‘Fragments’ exhibit shows a radiant alternative in city planning
More architects and designers are using 3D printers as a creative tool to explore and influence the development of urban areas.
Architecture and design studio WTA recently put together an exhibit called Fragments showing how the city of Manila has fragmented through time and sprouted individual communities that demonstrate unique identities. The studio chose to use 3D printing and modeling to demonstrate their ideas tangibly for its audiences.
WTA Principal Architect William Ti told PSFK the decision was easy: