civil engineering and architecture

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. We spoke with lab head Vincent Kaufmann about the importance of this approach.
Architecture - Oct 19, 2018

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

Civil Engineering - Jun 15, 2018
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.

Architecture - Jul 27, 2018

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.

Art and Design - Architecture - May 4, 2018

How should an iconic piece of modern architecture be restored? Two EPFL researchers took up this challenge, tracing the history of Le Corbusier's apartment-studio in Paris. They published their findings in a book, which includes restoration guidelines that draw on previously unpublished sources of information about the Swiss architect.

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Post Doctoral Researcher - Gramazio Kohler Research / NCCR Digital Fabrication (100%) Eidgenossische Technische Hochschule Zürich, ETHZ
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civil engineering and architecture



  • 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).