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Houses to be grown using plant-robot hybrids

03/04/2017

Flora Robotica project is about robots and plants being intricately linked into a new type of living technology that its creators believe could be used to grow a house.

The idea is to create a society of plant-robot hybrids that functions as a self-organising system. As the system grows over long periods in interaction with humans, the research team hopes it will form meaningful architectural forms, including eventually a house.

Read the full article about the Future & Emerging Technologies (FET) project Flora Robotica.