Robotic Fabrications Workshop - Bandsaw Manoeuvres, AA Visiting School

Robotic Fabrications Workshop - Bandsaw Manoeuvres, AA Visiting School

Merging expert knowledge of timber construction with cutting-edge robotic fabrication technologies we will explore the creative potential of prototyping complex and large-scale timber structures with digital tools resulting in the construction of a roof structure for the temporary foundry building for the Hooke Park Campus.

Our weapons of choice- the chainsaw and bandsaw- will gain an augmented level of precision and control when wielded by the large Kuka KR150 robot. Through rigorous physical testing, we will prototype connection details utilizing the extraordinary precision and flexibility of multi-axis robotic machining.

We will investigate the ancient craft and traditions of Japanese joinery to inform our Robotic Choreographies. These principles will undergo a digital interpretation - and whilst preserving the poetry, ritual, and sensitivity, get translated into a highly choreographed movement pattern or toolpath for the robot and end-effector.

The deadline for applications is 20 July 2017.

More information can be found on the website.

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