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On-site Robotic Construction
Mesh Mould Metal
Robotic Lightweight Structures
Mesh Mould und In situ Fabricator
Complex Timber Structures
Spatial Timber Assemblies
Smart Dynamic Casting and Prefabrication
Robotic Cosmogony
MuDA_Sisyphus
Gramazio Kohler at MuDA
Robotic Fabrication Laboratory
Spatial Wire Cutting
The Sequential Roof
Robotic Integral Attachment
Mobile Robotic Tiling
YOUR Software Environment
Aerial Construction
Rock Print
Smart Dynamic Casting
Topology Optimization
Iridescence Print
Robotic Foldings
Mesh Mould
Acoustic Bricks
TailorCrete
BrickDesign
Echord
Flight Assembled Architecture
The Endless Wall
Stratifications
FlexBrick
The Catenary Pavilion
Additive processes
Pike Loop
Room acoustics
Architonic Concept Space
Structural Oscillations
R-O-B
Superwood
Winery Gantenbein


Robotic Integral Attachment, 2015-2016
NCCR Digital Fabrication research project
Robotic Integral Attachment demonstrates the advantages of combining Robotic Assembly and Integral Mechanical Attachment, such as through-tenon joints. Both methods are used for the improved assembly of complex architectural designs, for example freeform shell and spatial structures. While integral attachment embeds the instructions for manual assembly into the form of prefabricated components, robotic assembly integrates the assembly logic into the robotic positioning procedure.

The research is pursued in the framework of the National Competence Centre of Research (NCCR) Digital Fabrication.
Credits:
Gramazio Kohler Research, ETH Zurich

In cooperation with: Laboratory for Timber Construction IBOIS, EPF Lausanne
Research programme: NCCR Digital Fabrication
Collaborators: Dr. Volker Helm (project lead), Dr. Christopher Robeller, Andreas Thoma, Michael Lyrenmann

Copyright 2016, Gramazio Kohler Research, ETH Zurich, Switzerland
Gramazio Kohler Research
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