Building with drones

Research grants

This project aims to test a new construction technique for cable-beam and tensile structures. It takes advantage of unmanned aerial vehicles (UAV), commonly known as drones, to erect large-span structures with no need of temporary scaffolds. The benefits of this research project include the reduction of construction cost and presence of skilled labour.

This project was funded via the Brookfield Multiplex Research Awards program.

Refer to the MSD Research Project webpage for further information.

Team: Alberto Pugnale (Chief Investigator), Stanislav Roudavski (ABP), Denny Oetomo (MSE), Julian Rutten (MSE), Eamon Taaffe (MSE), Coralie Ming (MSD)