October 16, 2012
The design research group Robots in Gastronomy’s 3D-printing food cart debuted last week in the “Adhocracy” exhibition at the Istanbul Design Biennial.
Robots in Gastronomy may not be the first tinkerers to come out with a 3D chocolate printer, but they’re certainly the most mobile. At the opening of the Istanbul Design Biennial last week, the Robots debuted their prototype for a food cart that brings 3D printing technology (and multidimensional snacking) beyond the walls of the research lab and onto the streets. (Is there an A+ Award for deliciousness?)
The group’s MakerBot 3D printer debuted earlier this year at Milan Design Week, where the collaborators printed out chocolaty confections for the “Future in the Making” show. For Istanbul, the Robots — among them architects from GGLab, chef Paco Morales, and architects Luis E. Fraguada and Deniz Manisali — constructed a curvaceous wood pavilion for scooting the bot around town. Eat Read more!