Mario Carpo on the Rise of 3-D Technology

London-based architectural historian and critic Mario Carpo discusses how 3-D printing is transforming the world in terms of its cultural, manufactural, design and engineering applications, and traces this paradigm shift in digital technology back to the development of technologies of reproduction and representation since the Renaissance. To read Mario Carpo’s accompanying piece on the rise of 3-D technology, pick up the March 2017 issue of Artforum, or read it online.