27 Jun '14, 1pm

Minibuilders: Family of Tiny Robots 3D Print Giant Buildings on Site

Minibuilders: Family of Tiny Robots 3D Print Giant Buildings on Site

is blazing trails in the world of design, the requirement for 3D printers to be larger than the objects they produce presents a major constraint - particularly in architecture. However an innovative new project called Minibuilders is poised to push past that limitation and revolutionize the construction industry. Developed by researchers at the Institute for Advanced Architecture of Catalonia (IAAC), Minibuilders consists of a family of three tiny robots that work together to build giant structures far larger than their diminutive size.

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