FAB[A]THING is an instantaneous process of in situ design and production, in which the design, the processing and the final construction occur almost simultaneously. Conceived as an interactive CAD-CAM process, it gives more control to the end user, since it allows for sketching with an augmented reality interface.


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Records data on site, processed and inform real time printing:

The machine consists of 5 components:

Augmented Reality allows user to sketch in space:

Machinic printing results:

Intelligent scanning method:

Fab(a)thing machine (3D version):

Fab(a)thing machine (3D version):

Developed by:
Asim Hameed (Pakistan)
Jun Huang (China)
Jessica Lai (New Zealand)

Tutored by:
Marta Malé-Alemany / Research & Development director
Cesar Cazares / Research & Development assistant

With consultants:
Victor Viña / Electronics

Digital Tectonics ‘FABBOTS 1.0’ Research & Development Studio
Master in Advanced Architecture, IAAC (Barcelona, Spain)

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