Robotic collaboration in timber construction

Digitalisation has found its way into timber construction, with entire elements already being fabricated by computer-aided systems. The raw material is cut to size by the machines, but in most cases it still has to be manually ...

Digital fabrication in architecture

Many building processes still involve sub-standard working conditions and are not compellingly sustainable. Current research on the integration of digital technologies within construction processes promises substantial contributions ...

Glass robotics lab pioneers new 3-D printing process

Artists, designers, architects, and industry members are exploring concepts in glass design through the nation's first Collaborative Glass Robotics Laboratory, an initiative of Virginia Tech and the Rhode Island School of ...

3-D digital carving: A new tool for an ancient art (w/ Video)

The ancient art of shaping terra cotta is getting a modern twist at Boston Valley Terra Cotta, a Western New York manufacturer that has performed restoration work on historic buildings from San Francisco's Russ Building to ...