By: Daniel Büning, 2014
Material: Sand
Technology: Sandprinting
Manufactured by: Voxeljet

3D printing can transform architecture, by allowing the creation of elements that are structurally optimized and simultaneously present other functional features(i.e. air chambers for thermal insulation). This column is inspired by natural systems like bone and trees.

Daniel Büning is an Architect and a Researcher who combines emerging computational methods with novel cutting-edge manufacturing technology to create digitally informed architectural objects.

Daniel established NOWlab, an interdisciplinary design studio, together with Jörg Petri in 2014. He is currently an Assistant Professor at the Technical University of Braunschweig, IMD Institute for Media. Since 2012, he has also served as a Ph.D. Fellow and Lecturer at the University of the Arts Berlin, DEE Department for Digital and Experimental Design.

Daniel received a Masters Degree in Architecture (with Distinction) from MSA Münster School of Architecture and completed a year in the M-Arch Program at PRATT Institute in Brooklyn, New York, as a Fulbright Fellow.