In 1958, it seemed all but inevitable that giant tree-chomping, asphalt-pouring machines would roam across the countryside leaving gleaming interstate highways in their wake.
Dec 17, 2011 PaleoFuture
While some may be disappointed by how cities aren't yet swarming with robots and automated cars, Frank Swain writes that it's a matter of when we humans can tailor our landscapes to enable the new technology.
Oct 13, 2011 Slate
Japan has announced plans to build a base on the moon by 2020. The base would be built and used by robots.
Jun 1, 2010 Popular Science
Brad Templeton dreams about a world of mini robot cars and the infrastructure savings that would result.
May 19, 2010 Brad Ideas
Miles Kemp presents a slideshow on <em>SEED</em> exploring the emerging field of interactive architecture -- and the tiny robots that are enabling spaces and structures to adapt in real-time.
Nov 23, 2009 Seed
A brick wall is being built on a traffic island in New York without human hands. The robot doing the work is a brainchild of two architects as an illustration of 'digital materiality'.
Oct 29, 2009 Science Daily
The Urban Mole is a proposed package delivery robot that uses existing sewer tunnels to deliver packages underground, taking delivery trucks off of the streets.
Jul 31, 2009 Wired