the future is 3-d

3-d is everywhere…

For example, craft-making is turning more and more to the digital world:

The maker culture in general supports open-source hardware. Typical interests enjoyed by the maker culture include engineering-oriented pursuits such as electronicsrobotics3-D printing, and the use of Computer Numeric Control tools, as well as more traditional activities such as metalworkingwoodworking, and, mainly, its predecessor, traditional arts and crafts.

Of repair caf├ęs and making things – Vision Group for Sidmouth

So to is house-making:

Print your own house – Vision Group for Sidmouth

And there are more and more opportunities for making a business out of 3-D technologies:

3D printing is one of the innovative moves into the modern era. It involves using futuristic technology to add layers of filament onto a design that can be found online or created from scratch, to gradually build into a unique model. While a lot of people enjoy creating small figures or miniature models with their 3D printer, there are a lot of ways that the process can be used to make your routine easier.

Fashion, manufacture, and art have all been influenced by 3D printing, and have seen a great deal of developments within the last few years. There has been a huge move towards making processes more streamlined, faster, and economical.

There are a lot of ways that you can create a business for your 3D printed products, and it depends on what kind of market you want to generate.

Best 3d Printing Business ideas for 2022 [Top 50 Picks]

It’s fundamentally all very SolarPunk:

At the core of this vision is the idea that humans can coexist in harmony with the rest of nature. A solarpunk world is one where vast swathes of land have been returned to wilderness, rooftop gardens dot the skylines of high-tech cities and vertical farms provide food to their residents.

Responsible use of technology is also a prominent theme. Solar, wind and wave power have entirely replaced fossil fuels as sources of energy, while widespread 3D printing has made it much easier to produce things locally, creating resilient, self-sufficient communities.

Solarpunk: Visions of a just, nature-positive world | Opinion | Eco-Business | Asia Pacific

For example:

New 3D-printed batteries could change energy storage forever

3D printed materials replace reinforced concrete