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Urb-Alveoli / Airborne drone service for urban greening


Chinese cities are facing harsh environmental problems, but land for greening is scarce and expensive. Urb-ALEVOLI aims to afforest the city vertically, by creating drone cluster to 3Dprint forests high around constructions. Through the drones' seamless physical connection and diversified functional modules, a greening facility simulating the capillary structure is printed with high efficiency. The drones will work from survey and construction to maintenance, to provide cities with fast and flexible vertical greening services, which enables new possibilities for high-altitude landscape, growing architecture and urban microclimate regulation


Tongji University

Tongji University
Shanghai, China

Guanghe Yan,
Tongji University

Chuqing Yao,
Tongji University

Chen Xiang,
Tongji University

Wei Liu,
Tongji University