3D-printing spiders and flying drones: The blue-sky plan to rebuild Mosul

3D-printing spiders and flying drones: The blue-sky plan to rebuild Mosul

17 pictures The 5 Farming Bridges proposal was designed for the Rifat Chadirji Prize for Architecture competition Following the expulsion of the so-called Islamic State in the area, Vincent Callebaut Architectures has unveiled a blue-sky proposal to regenerate the war-torn city of Mosul, Iraq, using high-tech 3D-printing technology involving spider-like robots and drones. Callebaut envisions rebuilding five major bridges destroyed during the fighting and installing urban farms and new homes atop, to help feed and house the city’s beleaguered residents. The 5 Farming Bridges proposal was designed for the Rifat Chadirji Prize for Architecture , an Iraqi competition, and […]

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