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Jammed Architectural Structures
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
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


Spatial Timber Assemblies, Zurich, 2016-2018
Spatial Timber Assemblies is a joint collaboration of Gramazio Kohler Research, ETH Zürich and ERNE AG Holzbau. The focus is on the development and implementation of an innovative robot-based fabrication process of timber frame modules. This process builds upon existing methods of timber framing by adding the robot´s ability to produce parts just-in-time and precisely place material in space. The implementation of the robot allows for the timber modules to be highly prefabricated regardless of the complexity, thus allowing for a quick and simple on-site assembly.
Credits:
Gramazio Kohler Research, ETH Zurich

In cooperation with: Lukas Stadelmann (ADRL), Michael Lyrenmann (RFL), Philippe Fleischmann (RFL)
Collaborators: Andreas Thoma (Project Lead Fabrication), Arash Adel (Project Lead Computational Design), Thomas Wehrle (Project Lead ERNE AG Holzbau), Matthias Helmreich, Augusto Gandia, Gonzalo Casas, Matteo Pacher, Dr. Thomas Kohlhammer, Dr. Volker Helm, Dr. Ammar Mirjan
Industry partner: ERNE AG Holzbau

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