civil engineering and architecture

Architecture - Oct 8, 2019
"I regard myself as a descendent of the true Modernists," a young Rem Koolhaas told Dutch journal wonen-TA/BK in 1978. He also said he was not worried about his utilitarian approach to architecture not being fashionable at the time.  Highly self-assured, even arrogant according to some, Rem Koolhaas was already actively creating his own myth.
Environment - Civil Engineering - Jul 3, 2019
Environment - Civil Engineering

Researchers at EPFL have developed a method that uses artificial intelligence to design next-generation heat-pump compressors.

Architecture - Innovation - Oct 19, 2018
Architecture - Innovation

Architect Bernard Tschumi has donated the archives of his Bridge City project - developed for the City of Lausanne in 1988 - to EPFL.

Social Sciences - Architecture - Nov 8, 2018
Social Sciences - Architecture

For the past 15 years, EPFL's Urban Sociology Laboratory has been showing students and researchers the value of incorporating social-science related concepts into engineering and architecture.

Materials Science - Architecture - Jul 27, 2018
Materials Science - Architecture

Researchers at ETH Zurich have fabricated an 80 m2 lightweight concrete slab at the DFAB House, making it the world's first full-scale architectural project to use 3D sand printing for its formwork.

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Postdoc Researcher Digital Underground - Positioning for 3D Mapping Underground Assets in Urban Environments Eidgenossische Technische Hochschule Zürich, ETHZ
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2 full-time PhD positions in Landscape and Urban Studies, starting on October 1, 2020 Eidgenossische Technische Hochschule Zürich, ETHZ
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PhD Position in Dynamic Planning of Construction and Maintenance Activities on Railway Networks Eidgenossische Technische Hochschule Zürich, ETHZ
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PhD Position in Planning Responsive Infrastructure Corridors Eidgenossische Technische Hochschule Zürich, ETHZ
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3 full-time PhD positions in the interdisciplinary Architecture & Technology PhD program Eidgenossische Technische Hochschule Zürich, ETHZ
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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).