Robotic Fabrication Beyond Factory Settings

Kathrin Dörfler

Abstract


To fully exploit Digital Fabrication within architecture, robotic fabrication must be expanded in prefabrication, but also fully implemented directly on construction sites. Focus of featured projects is on how to bring robots directly to the construction site and autonomously fabricate structures beyond factory conditions. 


Keywords


Digital process chain, robotic fabrication, automation, fabrication in situ

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DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.7480/ngb.3.1.1551