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Workflow for a Timber Joinery Robotics

Workflow for a Timber Joinery Robotics

Quitral-Zapata, Francisco Javier; González-Böhme, Luis Felipe; García-Alvarado, Rodrigo; Martínez-Rocamora, Alejandro;

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We present a novel workflow for timber joinery robotics in low-rise building construction. A parametric 3D model that associates architectural design, structure geometry and robotic fabrication information was implemented using only CAD-based visual robot programming. Our case study is the design and manufacturing process of a two-story timber-framed dwelling. The main frames of the structure were assembled with mortise and tenon timber joints machined in glue-laminated timber using a 7-axis industrial robot in a wood company. This pioneering experience aims to apply timber framing robotics to social housing in emerging countries.

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Palavras-chave: Robots in architecture, Robotic timber construction, Timber framing, Timber Joinery Robotics, Visual robot programming,


DOI: 10.5151/sigradi2020-40

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Quitral-Zapata, Francisco Javier; González-Böhme, Luis Felipe; García-Alvarado, Rodrigo; Martínez-Rocamora, Alejandro; "Workflow for a Timber Joinery Robotics", p. 291-296 . In: Congreso SIGraDi 2020. São Paulo: Blucher, 2020.
ISSN 2318-6968, DOI 10.5151/sigradi2020-40

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