‘Airport for drones’ to open

A futuristic network of “droneports” that will help distribute pharmaceuticals and other crucial goods is set to open soon in the small African republic of Rwanda.

The projects unites the architectural expertise of British firm Foster+Partners and the engineering ingenuity of the Swiss Federal Institute of Technology (EPFL) in Lausanne.

Construction is set to begin next year, with operations starting as early as 2020.

Flick through the gallery to see what the droneport will look like and find out more about how it will work.

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