Re: 3D-City

From: Dave Bourell (
Date: Thu Mar 07 2002 - 17:09:06 EET


Alair Griffin (Javelin) and Charles Thomas (University of Utah) had a
process for producing large parts (cf., SFF Symposium Proceedings,
1999, pp. 751-758). They built a 20-ft tall statue using 1/2" thick
polystyrene foam sheets. I think the actual construction was done at
U of Utah.

Dr. Dave Bourell
Temple Foundation Professor
University of Texas at Austin
Mechanical Engineering
MC C2200
Austin, Texas 78712-1063

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>From: "Wright, Robert A." <>
>To: "''" <>
>Subject: 3D-City
>Date: Thu, 7 Mar 2002 09:22:39 -0500
>Hi List,
>I've been asked to inquire about building large-scale models. Does anyone
>have any suggestions on what type of rapid prototyping process could be used
>to build an accurate 3-D City? The finished product will be 12' X 12' and
>the tallest building will be 18" tall.
>Robert Wright
>Senior Mechanical Fabrication Technician
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