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Petr Novikov


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Petr is a researcher of architectural robotics. From 2014 he's a Head of R&D at a New York based architectural robotics startup DOM Reconfigurable Spaces. Previously Petr co-led research projects like MinibuildersMataerial and others. In 2013 and 2014 he taught Open Thesis Fabrication at the Institute for Advanced Architecture of Catalonia in Barcelona (IAAC).



by and   -   May 21, 2015

While robots are being deployed in factories at a high pace, their presence on construction sites is close to nil. However, there are many architectural robotics research projects in academia, and during this decade they will surely start to appear in real-life construction. What will these robots look like?