Expo F 2018 will build a house, in just 6 hours, using digital manufacturing


Expo F 2018, the International Trade Fair for Hardware & Tools that will take place from 20 to 22 September at ATLAPA Convention Center in Panama is exited to announce the DIY Workshop Print and Build a House.

On September 21st, within the framework of Expo F 2018, a real house will be printed and built in situ, in just 6 hours. The confirmed instructors of the Wikihouse workshop will be Matthew Hotsko, founder of Fab Lab Panama and Ecoestudio and Vaneza Caycho, founder and CEO of iFurniture, a digital carpentry in Lima that was the winner of StartUp Peru 2ndGeneration.

Hotsko is an entrepreneur who has worked as an architect and designer of efficient buildings in India and Panama and aims to stimulate local entrepreneurship and innovation through the network of knowledge and ideas exchange Fab Lab, present in 30 countries. Vaneza Caycho is an architect and digital carpenter specialized in innovative furniture.

The instructors will use CNC technology through Shelter 2.0 platform, the technology that is revolutionizing construction and reinventing the way we make homes. Originally conceived for building transitional housing in emergency situations, this platform makes it easier to build a house and encourages innovation.

In addition to the workshop, Hotsko and Caycho will deliver the conference “Digital Manufacturing. Fab Lab Network”.

Expo F 2018 activities are free. During the three days of Expo F 2018, talks, workshops, the Expo F Annual Industry Forum and a match-making program are also scheduled. Manufacturers, wholesalers, distributors, retailers, importers and exporters, architects, chains and stores, construction companies, consultants, contractors, decorators, DIY Consumers, electricians, engineers are welcome! Visitors can book a free ticket filling this form.

Expo F continues to grow and this year more than 150 exhibitors from 18 countries / regions and more than 5,000 attendees from 20 countries / regions are expected.

Expo F encourages new exhibitors to book a booth through our online registration.  

Admission is free for registered visitors. Visitors can book a free ticket filling this form.


For further details, please visit: www.expo-f.com or email: info@america-expo.com


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