Robotics and construction Newsletters – January 2020

This month, we explore the question of using robotics to support construction activities.

FACE A

— Business

Worksite automation: is the promise about to materialise?

Heralded for many years but never becoming a reality, the robotic revolution that would put an end to delays and budget overruns on worksites could actually be just about to happen! An interview with Chloé Clair, CTO of VINCI Construction.
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— Work

Benjamin Dillenburger: “It’s breakthrough time for the digitalisation of construction”

Architect and professor of Digital Building Technologies at ETH Zurich, Benjamin Dillenburger shares his vision of construction’s possible futures. Robotics, 3D printing and parametric design: we missed none of the hot topics!
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— Trends

In Japan, robotics and construction work side by side

To bolster the labour force needed to build the infrastructure for the 2020 Olympic Games, Japan has turned to AI and robotics.
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FACE B

— Business

The construction sector: is automation possible at last? 

The construction sector is looked on as less open to automation than manufacturing industries, but recently, the sector has seen announcements that make a fundamental change possible: autonomous robots are putting in an appearance on worksites…
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