Calculating the Value of 3D Printed Model in Architecture
Objet posted on September 20, 2012 | | 3177 views

By Piet Meijs, Senior 3D Expert, Rietveld Architects, New York.


In May of this year, I joined a friend of mine, Justin Levitz from NRI in New York, as a guest speaker on his continuing education presentation for the American Institute of Architects (AIA/CES). We’ve done several presentations together, so it gave me an opportunity to reflect on why we use 3D printing in our office.

The most asked question during the presentations is always “How much does it cost?” But in my opinion that is the wrong question. The correct question should be “What is the value?”

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