Concrete Gone Green: Fascinating 3D Printed Planter Bricks

Have a glance at these lovely designs effectively converting a fabric usually perceived as lifeless with the delicacy of plants! The Planter Bricks envisioned by Real San Fratello Architects are concrete masonry units being able to host numerous greenery. The bricks are modeled in 3D software, that is then sent on to a 3D printer to be produced. Which means there are not any restrains in relation to shape or size and that every piece is also customized to a client’s particular wish.
The final products are available a lot of forms, some angular, some curvaceous and feature various sized cavities. Consistent with the designers, the real flower pots could be combined with traditional bricks in new masonry walls or to exchange bricks in an existing wall. Another interesting effect is emphasized: “The planter bricks have the prospective to counter the warmth island effect in big cities through evapotranspiration and pollution conversion. The plants within the wall help mediate the temperature of the micro-climate surrounding the building, buffer sound and help filter the air“. a water-resistant ceramic version of the product can also be available and it’s priced $400, while the concrete can be bought at $300.