Robot Builds Helix-like Lattice Facade out of Bricks

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Source: Gizmodo.com.au

Swiss engineers have built a robot that stacks bricks in the most intricate and aesthetically pleasing patterns, to create amazing building facades.

The pattern above seems to almost defy gravity. A robot arm is used to stack the bricks which are created with special hollowed-out honeycomb structures in their centers.

Find out more about this technology here.

Industry Leaders Concerned about the Risk of Imported Construction Materials

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Source: www.concretenetwork.com

Construction industry leaders have warned that sub-standard, imported building materials plaguing the Australian construction landscape are putting lives at risk.

The concern over non-compliant building materials has reached its pinnacle with industry leaders expressing their concern.

Experts have also called for signing off on new buildings to be “better regulated”.

Source:Abc.net