civil engineering and architecture

Civil Engineering - Jun 15
Civil Engineering
Heat waves are increasing worldwide - and that includes Switzerland. Cities in particular suffer as a result: the temperature difference between city and countryside can amount to several degrees. A new water tunnel at Empa could help to alleviate these urban heat islands in the future - for example by cities ensuring lower temperatures locally through vegetation, water surfaces and brighter materials and creating space for wind to aerate cities better.
Environment - Architecture - May 1
Environment - Architecture

European public spaces are becoming more original, but also more homogeneous. The author of an architecture thesis, written at EPFL, explains this paradox and calls on critics and public authorities to do something about it.

Environment - Architecture - Apr 24
Environment - Architecture

As cities grow at an ever-faster pace, concerns about global warming rise and fossil fuels become increasingly scarce, cities will have to adopt more sustainable energy solutions.

Continuing education for scientists and academics
Transport »» 30.09.2018
DAS ETH in Verkehrsin-genieurwesen (DAS ETH VI) Eidgenossische Technische Hochschule Zürich, ETHZ
Continuing Education »» 30.09.2018
CAS ETH in Räumliche Informationssysteme (CAS ETH RIS) Eidgenossische Technische Hochschule Zürich, ETHZ
Innovation/Technology »» 31.10.2018
CAS ETH in Mobilität der Zukunft: Systemaspekte Eidgenossische Technische Hochschule Zürich, ETHZ
Medicine/Pharmacology »» 15.11.2018
CAS Klinische Pharmazie Eidgenossische Technische Hochschule Zürich, ETHZ
civil engineering and architecture

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  • The Plattform Zukunft Bau unites the societies of civil engineering, the institutes of the federal institutes of technology ETH and the universities of applied sciences (only in German and French).
  • Bauen Schweiz, umbrella organisation of the Swiss building sector (only in German and French).