This Garden installation by architects and engineers at the University of Stuttgart was inspired by the forewing shells of flying beetles known as elytra and constructed using a novel robotic production process.
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The pavilion explored the impact of emerging robotic technologies on architectural design, engineering and making
This timelapse film captures the construction of the pavilion in the V&A garden
Elytra Filament Pavilion is not just a pavilion, it is a responsive shelter