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9/26/19

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SOM Uses Robotic Technology to Construct Concrete Stereoform Slab for 2019 Chicago Architecture Biennial

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Source: Dezeen

Skidmore, Owings & Merrill (SOM) has erected the Stereoform Slab for this year's Chicago Architecture Biennial in the city's West Loop. 

The concrete pavilion is a prototype of a single-storey concrete bay found in high-rise buildings. It is built using robotic fabrication methods that the American firm argues is more sustainable than tradition construction methods, and could reduce its carbon footprint.

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