This is the website for the book “Digital Craft – 3D printing for Architectural Design”. Here you can find out what’s in the book and find out if its a book for you.
Who the book was written for?
The book was written for anyone involved in the design and development of buildings and who wishes to communicate ideas using physical models. The book assumes no technical knowledge and is not technology specific.
Who wrote the book?
Bryan Ratzlaff was commissioned by Lee 3D to write the book.
Bryan is an Associate at SPPARC Architecture. Before gaining his Masters and the University of Westminster, Bryan spent several years working as an architectural 3D print technician. Bryan originated in Canada and is currently based in London.
Does the book have an agenda?
Yes, the book aims to aid in the production of engaging, functional models. Ultimately the book aspires to point the way for designers to develop their own 3D printing style.
What’s in the book?
The book contains many photographs of models, each chosen to illustrate the subject of the text. The book contains many quotes based on interviews conducted by the author in researching the book.
What’s not in the book?
This is not a technical book, there is little to nothing about different kinds of 3D printers or 3D modelling software.