Human and robot collaboration is evolving timber construction

A tradesman uses a hammer on the framework of a new house on the outskirts of Melbourne August 3, 2010. Approvals to build new homes slipped for a third straight month, reflecting the drag of past rate hikes and adding to the case for steady monetary policy in the near term.  REUTERS/Mick Tsikas    (AUSTRALIA - Tags: BUSINESS CONSTRUCTION)

A new method for digital timber construction is being used in a project for the first time. Image: REUTERS/Mick Tsikas

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 At Spatial Timber Assemblies, man and machine work together in both the planning and the manufacturing process.
Image: NFS Digital Fabrication / Roman Keller
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