Cooperative robotics in architecture – NXT BLD London, June 2018
Stefana Parascho is a PhD research at Gramazio Kohler Research, an institution within ETH Zurich University. Parascho specialises in multi-robotic assembly processes. ETH has a factory floor with a gantry with two inverted robot arms, giving a build volume of 45 x 70 metres. Parascho talked about student projects, using the robot arms to place bricks in complex structures, which the robots disassemble at the end. Another involved welding wires together to build a complex form. The resources at ETH Zurich are really quite astounding and looks well worth a visit..
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Mike Leach, Lenovo
Rebecca De Cicco, Digital Node
How Smart Cities, BIM and Digital Construction will alter future skill requirements.
Marc Petit, Unreal Enterprise
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Hedwig Heinsman, DUS architects / Aectual
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Dr Abel Maciel, Bartlett School of Architecture
Design Thinking, Teams and Disruptive Technologies.
Dr Max Mallia Parfitt, Fulcro Group
VR and AR visualisation of BIM data: Changes in tech over the last 10 years.
Eleni Papadonikolaki, UCL Bartlett School & Construction Blockchain Consortium
Beyond crypto: Digital translformation in construction through blockchain technologies.
Marianna Kopsida, Trimble
Mixed Reality Solutions for AEC.
Dipa Joshi, Director of Assael Architecture
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Bruce Bell, Facit Homes
Pre-fabrication has had its day – Digital Construction is the future.
Andrew Watts, Newtecnic
Future Technologies for Architecture, Engineering and Construction (AEC).
Andrei Jipa, ETH Zurich
Daniel Schmitter, Mirrakoi SA
Xirus: 3D CAD – From Biomedicine to AEC.
NXT BLD is organised by AEC Magazine and brings next generation architecture, engineering and construction technologies to life in an exclusive conference and exhibition. These emerging technologies facilitate new ways of designing, enhancing the use of 3D models, applying Artificial Intelligence (AI) and offering new possibilities in digital fabrication and construction.
NXT BLD London took place on 13 June at Congress Centre, London in association with Lenovo. The conference covered innovations in digital fabrication, Virtual and Mixed Reality, design visualisation, AI, Blockchain and lots more.
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