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Listed as Top100 company on global ConTechMap
24 October 2019
Aetcual has been chosen as one of the 50 participants for the PrePitch of the Construction Innovation Contest and listed as a Top100 company on the first ever global ConTechMap: www.contechmap.com
Over 30 construction experts, investors, and professional partners from leading companies assessed and evaluated our application, and today we pitch at BUILTWORLD @ Messe Frankfurt. To be continued!
Aectual keynote at 2nd Construction Tech Forum in Dubai
24 – 25 sept 2019
Will full scale printing become mainstream? September 24th Hans Vermeulen shared his vision on how Aectuals platform approach will change the way we build, at the 2nd Construction Technology Forum in Dubai. Soon the building industry will be 90% prefab, driven by additive technology and fully automated construction processes that provide instant bespoke mass-customized products, perfectly tailored to the client whilst reducing waste, costs, and labor. Also with panel speakers from Besix, China State Construction Engineering Corporation, and Aecom.
Aectual in Financial Focus
Financial Focus, the magazine for clients of ABN AMRO Mees Pierson, wrote a full spread article on the work of Aectual as promising example of Prop Tech developments. Read the full article here (in Dutch)
Featured in Spaces Magazine
Aectual is featured in the ‘Design Spot’ section of San Francisco-based Spaces Magazine. “High-end custom floors (slightly raised “molds,” 3D-printed on a subfloor, in which concrete or resins can be floated), facades, stairs and every conceivable architectural element can be crafted without conventional molds and tools” read the entire article here: SpacesMagazine
Aectual Keynote at Startup Grind Europe
June 6, London
Aectual’s CEO Hans Vermeulen will be giving a keynote at the Startup Grind Europe conference in London. His presentation on ‘Data Driven Design: Architecture of the Future’ will give unique behind the scene insights on Aectuals go-to platform for customizable architectural products. With its proprietary software tools and XL robotic 3D printers Aectual enables designers and builders to create tailor-made architecture.
Aectual at Clerkenwell Design Week, London
May 21 - 23, 2019
Are you in London May 21 – 23? Make sure to visit Clerkenwell Design Week, where Aectuals sustainably produced 3D Printed Terrazzo Flooring and Space Dividers will make their British debut. At the stand at Design Fields a palette of one-of-a-kind floor samples can be seen, such as recent designs by Patricia Urquiola, Mae Engelgeer, and DUS architects. Aectual Space Dividers are 3-Dimensional semi-open panels made of a range of materials, that improve acoustics, filter sunlight, and create stimulating tactile spaces. For free registration and more information check:
Aectual at Interzum Cologne
May 21-24, 2019
With over 65.000 visitors Interzum is the world`s leading trade fair for furniture production and interior design. Aectual is proud to be invited as exhibitor and speaker. Co-founder Hedwig Heinsman will speak Thursday 22 May at the ‘Disruptive Materials Congress’ about Aectuals unique approach to sustainable 3D printed production. You can also find Aectual at the 500 sqm special material exhibit, where several material innovations in the fields of bio-based solutions, resource efficiency, smart materials and innovative manufacturing are presented.
Aectual speaking at national NEPROM ‘Day of Project Development’
May 16, 2019
Thursday May 16 Aectual Co-founder Hedwig Heinsman will speak at national conference ‘Day of Project Development’ organised by the NEPROM, the Dutch national organisation of project developers. This years theme is ‘Be Real’. Aectual is invited to showcase best practices, and how digitisation of design and production processes can lead to better, leaner and cleaner built environments. Watch the packed programme here:
Aectual at Techtextile Frankfurt
May 14 - 17, 2019
Aectual has been invited to take part in the exhibition ‘Urban Living – City of the Future’ at Techtextile Frankfurt May 14 – 17. In collaboration with Creative Holland, the Dutch creative industries, Techtextil and Texprocess are dedicating a massive 500 m2 exhibition space to life in the city of the future. Here selected innovations from the fields of architecture & construction, mobility, medicine and clothing show how 3D printed and textile innovations can improve the way people live together in urban surroundings today. Aectual will cover a large part of the expo, presenting no less than 3 innovative types of large size 3D printed wall claddings in bio plastic, that can be used both as facade panel and interior solution.
Aectual in de Volkskrant, and more news
23 April, 2019
The Tiny Bauhaus shows that its possible; 3D printed mass-customised architecture! Great headline and article in leading Dutch newspaper De Volkskrant. The Tiny Bauhaus has attracted more great press reviews in amongst others Dutch newspaper Trouw, Bright magazine and TCT Mag.
Aectual at Building Holland
April 9 – 11, 2019
Aectual showcases its unique products and technology at Building Holland in the RAI, The Netherlands. Several construction companies already use Aectuals unique plug-and-play 3D printing Technology, allowing them to digitize and automate their existing production processes. This way they can produce tailor-made building elements with unique shapes in a fast and efficient manner, without any waste. Curious how our products and technology can be implemented within your work or organization? Meet us at The Innovation Boulevard 2, Hall 11!
3D printed TINY (BAU)HAUS
Traveling pavilion introduces new building technologies
26 March 2019. 100 years after the launch of Bauhaus, Aectuals 3D printing platform brings custom high-design architecture to the masses. This is shown by the TINY (BAU)HAUS building, that was designed by DUS architects, making use of Aectual Floors, Walls, and Facades. It opened at The Musée des Arts et Metiers in Paris and will travel Europe the rest of the year, and shows how architects and designers can now create tailor-made architectural products, in highly refined quality, on demand. For touring info, check:
Design Shanghai Award 2019
Aectual Floors won ‘Best Newcomer Award’ at Design Shanghai 2019
11 March 2019. We’re proud to have won ‘Best Newcomer Award’ at Asia’s Leading international design event, and to be showcased next to the Worlds best design brands and galleries from across the globe. Design Shanghai is one of the world’s most prestigious international design events and Asia’s premier design event. Constantly breaking new ground, it has set a precedent in China’s ever-growing design community. Design Shanghai provides a unique and exciting platform to network and establish long-term business relations with Asia’s top architects, interior designers, property developers, retailers and private buyers.
Aectual Technology at Euronews TV
March 1 2019
Marc 1 2019. Euronews TV made a special item on Aectuals bespoke technology. “Floors, stairs, entire buildings built by 3D printers. Smart Regions examines how one Dutch company, with help from the European Cohesion Policy, is using the printing technology to create sustainable building solutions”. Watch the item here:
FRAME ‘Best Craftmanship’ Award
Award for 3D printed interiors produced by Aectual
22 February 2019. Aectual produced all bespoke interior elements for the Loft Store Tokyo project by DUS architects. It won the FRAME Executional Award ‘Best Craftsmanship’ recognising excellence in manufacturing. At the awards show, the world’s best interiors and designers were honored, with the crème de la crème of the interior design world in attendance. The Winning projects represented the best-in-field designs, showcasing innovation and thought-leadership.
Urquiola, Aectual & BMW
Patricia Urquiola creates Aectual Floor for BMW World
19 January 2019. The exhibition “Progressive Luxury meets Creative Excellence” opened at BMW Welt Munich. Special feature is the 320m2 unique Aectual Floor designed by renowned designer Patricia Urquiola. She created a bespoke 3D printed white pattern floor with Alpi Verde and Nero Ebano marble infill, inspired by the magnificent Northern Lights. What I love about this Floor’, said BMW director of design Adrian van Hooydonk, ‘is that it combines a very traditional material, terrazzo, with a technological innovation, 3D printing’.
Aectual Keynote at Autodesk University
November 13 2018, Las Vegas
November 13 2018. Aectual was invited by Autodesk University and Lenovo to showcase its technology and products to over 10.000 people at AU 2019 in Las Vegas. CCO & Co-founder Hedwig Heinsman held a keynote on ‘architectural playlists’: Aectual currently delivers 3D printed floors, facades, 3D printed mold work, and even small printed homes. This portfolio of building products is growing into a full digital platform for the AEC industry, soon allowing people to build their own home, as if they’re building a playlist, composed of their favourite 3D printed building products.