civil engineering and architecture

Architecture - May 20
Architecture
In a new book, researchers from EPFL examine the history of organic architecture, complete with telling examples of the genre, from its emergence in the early 20th century to the present day. They observe that the movement is enjoying a revival - particularly in Switzerland - that's being driven by the demands of high-density urban development.
Architecture - Environment - May 18
Architecture - Environment

What happens when COVID-19 means architecture students have to get by without a workshop, electrical engineers without high-voltage laboratories and environmental scientists without field trips.

Architecture - Apr 1

The global lockdown caused by the coronavirus has brought the shortcomings and social inequality inherent in modern housing into stark relief. This presents architects with an opportunity to learn some important lessons for their future work.

Architecture - Oct 8, 2019
Architecture

"I regard myself as a descendent of the true Modernists," a young Rem Koolhaas told Dutch journal wonen-TA/BK in 1978.

Architecture - Health - May 4

What is the relationship between epidiemology and urban planning? Sascha Roesler, assistant professor at the USI Academy of Achitecture (Institute for the History and Theory of Art and Architecture, ISA), explores the subject in a recently published article in the Neue Zürcher Zeitung and with a short video, showing how these two concepts have a common history and future.

Architecture - Mar 13
Architecture

Claudia Breidbach was born without a left forearm. She now wears a powered prosthesis, which she will be using for the powered prosthetic arm race at Cybathlon 2020.

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.


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Architecture - 01.09
Professor/in als Studiengangsleiter/in (80–100 %) MSc Virtual Design and Construction (VDC) Fachhochschule Nordwestschweiz FHNW, Muttenz
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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).