Archinect - News 2014-04-23T13:41:28-04:00 http://archinect.com/news/article/66291050/discovery-channel-covers-enrico-dini-the-man-who-wants-to-print-buildings Discovery Channel covers Enrico Dini, 'the man who wants to print buildings' Archinect 2013-01-26T11:19:00-05:00 >2013-01-29T09:07:07-05:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/11/11a6e2cac8b3523cfcc0ffee95165999.jpg" width="514" height="396" border="0" title="" alt="" /><em><p>The Discovery Channel has aired a segment which gets behind the massive 3D printer D-Shape, designed by Italian inventor Enrico Dini and his company Monolite UK with the eventual aim of "printing buildings." The short film describes Dini's childhood obsession with building sandcastles, taking the viewer through the process of conceiving and designing D-Shape, which uses thin layers of bonded sand to build up its constructions.</p></em><br /><br /><!DOCTYPE html PUBLIC "-//W3C//DTD HTML 4.0 Transitional//EN" "http://www.w3.org/TR/REC-html40/loose.dtd"> <html><head><meta></head></html>