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Mechanized Bees Will Build Brick Tower

Mechanized Bees Will Build Brick Tower


November 28, 2011

Read More: http://www.architizer.com/en_us/blog...d-brick-tower/

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In what will resemble a scene from any post-apocalyptic sci-fi movie, albeit in miniature, a fleet of flying robots will lift into place 1,500 polystyrene foam bricks to construct a 6-meter tall, 3.5-meter wide structure. The installation, programmed by Swiss architects Gramazio & Kohler, will begin December 2, with construction running through February 19.

- According to the architects, the work, entitled ‘Flight Assembled Architecture,’ will address “radical new ways of thinking and materializing architecture as a physical process of dynamic formation,” with a theoretical goal of scaling up the choppers and equipping them with GPS to assemble future megastructures.

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