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Where Are The Robotic Bricklayers?

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Placing masonry block is one of the most physically punishing construction tasks, since it requires hours and hours of repetitively moving extremely heavy objects. All together masonry seems like the perfect candidate for a task to hand over to a machine, and it’s something people have been attempting for over 100 years.

Brian Potter is a structural engineer who writes Construction Physics, a newsletter about the forces shaping the construction industry. Read his insights on the history of how innovators are introducing robotics to masonry construction.

 Where Are The Robotic Bricklayers? - by Brian Potter - Construction Physics (substack.com)

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