Robot Bricklayer Comes To New York

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Gramazio & Kohler of Zurich's ETH Faculty of Architecture have been in TreeHugger before with their bricklaying robot. Now they have come to America for the first time, and have digitally fabricated a wall on Pike Street in downtown Manhattan, with an exhibition running at the Storefront for Art and Architecture until November 14.

Pike Loop Time Lapse from Storefront for Art&Architecture on Vimeo.

Gramazio & Kohler are now exploring "the potential of mobile digital fabrication techniques that can fabricate at 1:1 scale on site."- printing buildings.

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