Managed production for this project designed by Ronald Rael and Emerging Objects, and produced at the UC Berkeley 3D Print Farm – a lab that I outfitted and managed throughout the production of Bloom. Bloom consists of 840 unique perforated blocks 3D-printed in white cement. block grid for wall_lr.jpgblock management sheetLR.jpg

Project management.

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The finished project.


The 5-month fabrication process compressed into 80 seconds.


16-block panels grouped for shipping.

Planning the work space and establishing the UC Berkeley printFARM:UCB 3D Print Research Lab_Room 481 Plan Updated_LR.jpg

Images from the assembly process  (click for enlarged slideshow)


One of the 840 unique 3D-printed blocks, approximately 8″x8″x3″, made of cement infused with resin polymer, sand blasted.DSC_5842_webDSC_0430_web