Robotic Ceramics

How can advanced manufacturing technologies combine and learn from traditional crafts? This two day intensive workshop will investigate the design and production of Robotic Ceramics: 3D printing with clay.
3D printing has begun to revolutionise industry in all sectors. In this case the ABB robotic arm at the Green Fab Lab will be used to explore how traditional crafts and local materials can influence and inform digital manufacturing processes and give rise to new craft and artisanal techniques using clay.
Participants will be given an introduction and access to the tools and processes necessary to both design and then to 3D print their own ceramics. While the main focus of the workshop will be on 3d printing clay, other use of robot in the production of ceramics will be investigated.

Mentors :
– Sofoklis Giannakopoulos,
Researcher in 3D printing at Iaac

– Alexander Dubor,
Digital and Robotic Fabrication Expert at Iaac

With special guest to be confirmed.

Timing : This is a 2 day workshop
Saturday, 28 / 02 / 2015 and Sunday 01 / 03 / 2015
Possibility to sleep in the wonderful bedrooms of the lab.
Hours : from 10:00 to 14:00 and from 15:00 to 18.00hs
Location :

Green Fab Lab | Valldaura Self Sufficient Labs
Ctra. BV-1415 (Horta-Cerdanyola), km 7
08290 Cerdanyola del Vallès
Barcelona, Spain

-> 20min in taxi from Barcelona Center,
-> 45min walking from Valldaura metro station

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