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3-D Design / 3-D Printer

Abbotsford was the first high school program in North America to have a 3D Printer

This is an ideal course for students interested in engineering, architecture or design.  Because of our many years of experience teaching this program, Abbotsford graduates have gone on to further their studies and work in design related industries.  One student won a prestigious SIEMENS design competition and went on study at the Wyss Institute at Harvard University.  He is now completing his PhD in Engineering at Waterloo.

Students learn and use industry standard programs auto-CAD, Inventor and Revit to produce computer generated technical and and mechanical drawings.  Architectural drafting styles are used to draw impressive housing, apartment and commercial building plans.  By the end of the course students are able to draw complete sets of plans needed to build a house, 3D solid models, 3D animations and fully rendered layouts.  

After the design process is complete, students use a variety of tools to produce models.  In addition to 3D printers our schools have CNC's, Routers, Laser cutters, Plasma cutters...

Watch this short video of how our 3D technology transforms and produces