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Architecture - 01.06.2016
A new dimension in analyzing metal structures
A new dimension in analyzing metal structures
01.06.16 - A new software program reduces the time needed to identify weak points in large structures like cranes, bridges and mining equipment from several days to several minutes.

Civil Engineering - Architecture - 01.04.2016
A wooden roof without beams for the cantonal parliament in Lausanne
A wooden roof without beams for the cantonal parliament in Lausanne
01.04.16 - All wood, no beams: the cantonal parliament in Lausanne, which is currently being rehabilitated, will be roofed using new wood construction technology researched and developed at EPFL.

Architecture - Computer Science / Telecom - 13.01.2016
3D mapping of entire buildings with mobile devices
3D mapping of entire buildings with mobile devices
Computer scientists working in a group led by ETH Professor Marc Pollefeys have developed a piece of software that makes it very easy to create 3D models of entire buildings.