An up close of BuilDrone, a drone that 3D prints material to create structures

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Look: Drones could be the future of 3D-printed architecture

Imagine construction sites buzzing with robotic crews.

University College London, Department of Computer Science, London. Dr Vijay M. Pawar & Robert Stuart-Smith, Autonomous Manufacturing Lab

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Constructing entire buildings via 3D printing is not a new concept, but the way we do it might get an upgrade.

How about 3D printing buildings with drones, for example?

A recent study takes us one step closer to that reality, thanks to a remotely-operated team of flying construction robots.

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