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Drones weave moth-inspired pavilion from carbon fiber threads

by LiveModern Webmaster last modified Apr 13, 2017 01:04 AM
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by (Lucy Wang) last modified Apr 12, 2017

The buildings of the future could be built with the help of drones. The unmanned aerial vehicles were put to the test in the University of Stuttgart’s latest robotically constructed pavilion, the cantilevering ICD/ITKE Research Pavilion 2016-17. Inspired by leaf miner moths, the biomimetic pavilion is lightweight yet incredibly strong and is made from 184 kilometers of resin-impregnated glass and carbon fiber. Created as part of a series of digitally fabricated pavilions, the ICD/ITKE...





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