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.
Photo by Matthew Millman
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:
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.