SANDSTONED uses autonomous robotic devices to inject a binder in sandy soils and produces buried architectural structures that can be (partially) digged out. This project brings dust 3D-printing techniques to architectural scale by using methods and resources found in the geotechnical field.


Developed by:
Antonio Atripaldi (Italy)
Ayber Gulfer (Turkey)
Andrés Briceño (Chile)
Mani Khosrovani (Iran)

Tutored by:
Marta Malé-Alemany / Research & Development director
Brian Peters / Research & Development assistant

With consultants:
Santiago Martin / Computational design
Victor Viña / Electronics

Digital Tectonics ‘FABBOTS 2.0’ Research & Development Studio
Master in Advanced Architecture, IAAC (Barcelona, Spain)

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