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Published: 07 March 2015

By Andy Ross

Drones, architecture and weaving

Have you read this article about drones, the flying machines normally used for filming and surveillance, being used to create structures?

Ammar Mirjan, a Swiss based architect, has been part of a team working in the lab to find ways to use drones to construct lightweight tensile structures out of cable. Although it is only at an early stage, doesn't that sound exciting? The possibilities are futuristic and boundless, and if you watch the video on the Dezeen website you can see the drones in action.