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Computationally Designed Peanut House

Looks like the robots are getting even better at puzzles than we thought. The Landesgartenschau Exhibition Hall is a 55 foot tall and 2,637 sqft structure that only required 424 cubic feet of timber to construct. The beast of gizmatronic architecture was built to showcase the current developments in computational design and robotic fabrication. The building is the first to have its primary structure entirely made of robotically prefabricated beech plywood plates, and in doing so the team was able to build this structure within 7 weeks. It took 3 week for the robots to cut and perfect the 240 individual segments with nearly 7600 finger joints. It then took 4 more weeks to construct the puzzle and make it stand.Thanks to the Institute for Computational Design (1ICD), the Institute of Building Structures and Structural Design (1ITDK) and the Institute of Engineering Geodesy, this European Union funded project shows that even we do not need to build the matrix, just provide the electricity.
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