Researchers from the Technical University of Munich (TUM) have developed multifunctional and translucent facade elements that can be produced with a 3D printer. The technology permits complete freedom in architectural design and the easy realization of innovative design concepts. The new facade also integrates functions such as ventilation, insulation and shading.
Read more at 3DPrint.com: http://3dprint.com/187220/3d-printed-building-facades/
Website of the Associate Professorship for Architectural Design and Building Envelope at the TUM Department of Architecture: https://www.hk.ar.tum.de