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Lesson: Basics of Additive Manufacturing

To learn the meaning, purposes, uses and limitations of additive manufacturing technologies.

About This Course

The students will become familiar with the language of additive manufacturing technologies, particularly of 3D-printing, and understand their use, as well as the implications that this technology has had in the innovation field.

Course Staff

Erwin Laiho

Erwin Laiho

Erwin Laiho runs the PrintShop at Aalto Design Factory. As a fabricator and designer, he combines CAD and CAM with manual craft processes to realize prototypes for the courses and community of ADF. He has a Bachelor of Fine Arts in Sculpture with an Architecture minor from the University of Florida.