Technology

Factory Architecture in the Age of Industry 4.0

The Fourth Industrial Revolution is upon us. Yesterday’s factory architecture is being transformed away from the one-factory-per-company model toward neo–cottage industries set within a new industrial commons.

The Fourth Industrial Revolution is upon us. Yesterday’s factory architecture is being transformed away from the one-factory-per-company model toward neo–cottage industries set within a new industrial commons.

The Materials & Tools Taking Making Into the Future

The relationship between digital technology and craft underwent a rapid transformation from antagonistic to symbiotic in the past decade. Now a vanguard of makers, entrepreneurs, and institutions is taking the next step.

The relationship between digital technology and craft underwent a rapid transformation from antagonistic to symbiotic in the past decade. Now a vanguard of makers, entrepreneurs, and institutions is taking the next step.

American Standard’s 3D-Printing Breakthrough

The manufacturer's new premium line of 3D-printed faucets represent an advance in the kitchen and bath industry.

It took years of development—and some judicious design decisions—before DXV by American Standard was able to make a breakthrough in manufacturing with its premium line of 3D-printed faucets.