Aerial Assembly

Aerial Assemblies is part of a series of investigations looking at autonomous assembly in different environments (water, air, space etc). Aerial Assemblies focuses on large-scale modules that can assemble in the airspace high above land, construction sites or complex environments. After the helium fades and the modules touch-down, the assembled lightweight structural lattices will remain.

Initializing new module         
Beginning to group and form clusters
View from within the organizing assemblies
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Timelapse showing a bar formation © Self Assembly Lab         
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Self-Assembly Lab, MIT + Autodesk Inc.


Project Team: Skylar Tibbits, Carrie McKnelly, Athina Papadopoulou, Chris Martin, Christophe Guberan, Baily Zuniga, Hannarae Annie Nam


See more work: selfassemblylab.net