Will Flying Robots Replace Construction Workers?
A Swiss team is using autonomous drones to build towering brick structures.
The future of construction projects may not lie with human workers, but rather with swarms of autonomous builder robots able to build complex brick structures from a digital blueprint. In an exhibition by ETH Zurich roboticist Rafaello D’Andrea and architects Fabio Gramazio and Matthias Kohler, several robotic quadrocopters were able to successfully build a 20-foot-tall curving tower of polystyrene blocks at a museum in France.
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