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Foster + Partners completes Dubai Apple Store with carbon-fibre “solar wings”

Apple Dubai Mall by Foster + Partners

Filigreed carbon-fibre shutters fold around the oriel window of Foster + PartnersApple Store in Dubai, shading the shop floor during the day but opening at night to views of the Burj Khalifa. Read more

Wall-climbing mini robots build “entirely new structures” from carbon fibre

Researchers at the University of Stuttgart have devised a new method of construction using mini robots that they claim is cheap, fast and can create structures that would otherwise be impossible to build (+ movi…