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The house the robots built

02 July 2019

robotic arm

At the DFAB House, a small test building in the suburbs of Zurich, Switzerland, the main wall follows an elegant, irregular curve. It’s built around a steel frame, welded by robots, which humans would have found almost impossible to construct unaided.

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Component Indicator Level
Characteristics of technology Use this and other examples to identify social and/or environmental issues that may have influenced particular technological practices and/or the attributes of outcomes produced 2
Characteristics of technology Use this and other examples to discuss technology as intervention by design and explain the impacts and implications of this 8

Keywords: building, digital, construction and mechanical, materials, characteristics of technology

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