Petr Novikov

Architectural robotics

Current

Asmbld

Building technology consultancy that focuses on architectural robotics and construction innovations.
Role: Co-founder and head of research and development.
Years: 2014 - Present
Location: New York, NY
Website: Asmbld

Projects

NASA Mars 3D printed habitat challenge

Designing a robotic strategy for Mars base 3D printing. The project Mars Ice House won the competition organized by NASA.

Dom Indoors

Reconfigurable interiors powered by tiny robots that assemble and disassemble modular elements.

Minibuilders

Small robots collaborating to construct large objects using additive manufacturing.

Mataerial

Additive manufacturing method that allows to 3D print objects in the air without support material.

Stone Spray

Robotic additive manufacturing technology that turns soil into architecture.

Publications

US Patent

System and method for manufacturing a three-dimensional object from freely formed three-dimensional curves.
Role: Co-Inventor
Year: 2013
Website: Google Patents
Co-inventors: Sasa Jokic

Arxiv.org

Compact print-head positioning device for three-dimensional printing independent from the size of the object being printed.
Role: Co-inventor, co-author
Year: 2014
Website: Arxiv.org
Co-inventors: Sasa Jokic, Shihui Jin, Dori Sadan, Stuart Maggs

Fabricate: Negotiating Design and Making

Additive manufacturing of objects by forming three-dimensional curves, through the use of the innovative extrusion technology.
Role: Co-author
Year: 2014
Website: Amazon
Co-authors: Sasa Jokic, Areti Markopoulou
Editors: Fabio Gramazio, Matthias Kohler, Silke Langenberg
ISBN: 978-3-85676-331-2

Building as a modular gadget

Buildings are not permanent, but we tend to think of them as such. This mental construct determines the way we design, construct, operate and regulate buildings.
Role: Co-author
Year: 2016
Website: Techcrunch
Co-authors: Fedor Novikov

Architectural robots: The shape of the robots that will shape your home

Architectural robots are starting to move from academic researches to real life construction, what will these robots look like?
Role: Author
Year: 2015
Website: Robohub

In[form]ation: Smart Living Architecture

As Information Era technologies and their impacts on architecture change, their relationship calls for new or adapted concepts.
Role: Co-author
Year: 2013
Website: SAJ
Co-authors: Sasa Jokic

Stone Spray Book

Robotic additive manufacturing technology that turns soil into architecture.
Role: Co-Author
Year: 2012
Co-Authors: Anna Kulik, Inder Shergill
Tutors: Marta Male-Alemany, Jordi Portell, Miquel Lloveras

Talks

Robotics in architecture

Talk on the future of construction robotics and reconfigurable architecture.
Event: Roboforum
Location: Moscow, Russia
Year: 2015

3d printing out of the box

Solving the problem of large-scale 3D printing by introducing a method that uses small robots for print-head positioning.
Event: Congress On the Future of Engineering Software
Location: Scottsdale, AZ
Year: 2014
Website: COFES

Robots in architecture, the future of construction site

Architectural robots are starting to move from academic researches to real life construction, what will these robots look like?
Event: Personal lecture
Location: Moscow, Russia
Year: 2013

Turning soil into architecture

Talk about Stone Spray - robotic additive manufacturing technology that turns soil into architecture.
Event: Campus Party
Location: Berlin, Germany
Year: 2013
Website: Campus Party

Mentions

MIT Technology Review (German Edition)

The mission of MIT Technology Review is to equip its audiences with the intelligence to understand a world shaped by technology.
Issue: January 2016
Website: MIT Technology Review

Advanced Customization in Architectural Design and Construction

Presents the state of the art and key challenges in mass customization within the construction sector.
Authors: Roberto Naboni, Ingrid Paoletti
Year: 2015
Website: Springer
ISBN: 978-3-319-04423-1

Printing Things: Visions and Essentials for 3D Printing

An inspirational and understandable exploration of the creative potential of 3D printing that introduces outstanding projects, key experts, and the newest technologies.
Editors: Claire Warnier, Dries Verbruggen
Year: 2014
Website: Amazon
ISBN: 978-3-89955-516-5

urbanBlur

urbanBLUR is a publication bringing together writings and visual inserts on multi-layered infiltrations between city and nature.
Editors: Despoina Zavraka
Year: 2014
Website: CND Publications
ISBN: 978 960 88610 8 4

Page Magazine

Page, the magazine of the creative community, presents outstanding works of design, communication and media and push the key trends and technologies related to Print, Web and Mobile.
Issue: February 2014
Website: Page Online

MIT Technology Review (German Edition)

The mission of MIT Technology Review is to equip its audiences with the intelligence to understand a world shaped by technology.
Issue: August 2013
Website: MIT Technology Review

De Ingenieur

De Ingenieur is a Dutch monthly magazine about technological developments and the policies around them.
Issue: September 2012
Website: De Ingenieur

Affiliations

International Association for Automation and Robotics in Construction

Global organization dedicated to the advancement of Automation and Robotics in Construction.
Role: Member
Year:
Since 2016

Awards

ICON 50

One of 50 young designers and architects that are pushing the boundaries of their disciplines and trying to change the world.
Year: 2013
Website: ICON

Contact

petr@petrnovikov.com


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