Among the projects lined up at 3DXL are a component of the 3D Print Canal House by DUS Architects, and Arabesque Wall, an incredibly complex 3D print of sandstone by Michael Hansmeyer and Benjamin Dillenburger. Other projects include Saltygloo, a 3D printed pavilion made from sea salt by Emerging Objects, and Mangrove Structure, an alcove relying on 3D printed connectors by Denegri Bessai Studio.
The exhibit also includes interactive 3D printing installations and workshops, printing camp sessions for youth and talks and events with leaders in the field. Unlike the Design Exchange’s past exhibits, which have been held in its main gallery on Bay St, 3DXL takes place in its satellite location – a glass box at the heart of downtown Toronto, aiming to blur the threshold between street and exhibit.
3DXL will run from May 14 to August 16; tickets are $11 and $5.50CAN for Design Exchange members. More information is available, and tickets can be purchased here.