Select Page

World’s first fully 3D-printed vertical farm debuts

World’s first fully 3D-printed vertical farm debuts

Written by David

September 23, 2020

The world’s first fully 3D-printed irrigated green wall made its debut in June 2019. The Banyan Eco Wall is a vertical farm with a seamless sculptural design. Unlike other 3D-printed structures, its functionality — the irrigation and drainage system — is embedded inside. The eco wall was printed with a BigRep One V3 , which is considered one of the most advanced large-scale industrial 3D printers in the world.

 .

Mirek Claßen, Tobias Storz and Lindsay Lawson of NowLab, BigRep’s research and innovation program, designed the project.

 .

“Similar vertical farm structures have required channels to be manually embedded into the design in a complicated process after manufacturing with metal piping and a variety of other parts,” BigRep said in a statement . “The Banyan, on the other hand, is 3D-printed with internal channels included in the design.” That means consumers won’t have to figure out how to create and install […]

0 Comments

Submit a Comment

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

You May Also Like…

Pin It on Pinterest

Share This

Share this post with your friends!

Shares