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Ten photos of 3D printed bridges, buildings and other supersized structures

Building bots

The Institute for Advanced Architecture of Catalonia claim their Minibuilder robots can construct large structures of many different proportions. The bots use robotic arms, rollers and vacuum suction cups to build layer by layer, as seen above.

Image: Institute for Advanced Architecture

By Nick Heath

Nick Heath is a computer science student and was formerly a journalist at TechRepublic and ZDNet.