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Architecture - 08.10.2019
A new anthology highlights the legacy of Rem Koolhaas
A new anthology highlights the legacy of Rem Koolhaas
"I regard myself as a descendent of the true Modernists," a young Rem Koolhaas told Dutch journal wonen-TA/BK in 1978.

Architecture - 29.01.2019

Architecture - 13.12.2018
Mario Botta: "I'd like to create a monastery"
Throughout his 50-year-long career, architect Mario Botta has seen his profession undergo profound change, from the introduction of modern styles to the advent of post-modernism.

Social Sciences - Architecture - 08.11.2018
EPFL celebrates 15 years of
EPFL celebrates 15 years of "polytechnic sociology"
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.

Architecture - Innovation / Technology - 19.10.2018
"Mediocre tools lead to mediocre thinking"
Architect Bernard Tschumi has donated the archives of his Bridge City project - developed for the City of Lausanne in 1988 - to EPFL.

Architecture - 27.08.2018
A new exhibition showcases the Swiss Riviera's modernist heritage
A new exhibition showcases the Swiss Riviera's modernist heritage
EPFL's Modern Architecture Archives Department (ACM) presents an exhibition illustrating the key role that the Lake Geneva region played in the development of modern architecture in the 20 th century.

Materials Science - Architecture - 27.07.2018
Where structure and ornamentation merge
Where structure and ornamentation merge
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.

Architecture - Event - 20.03.2018

Materials Science - Architecture - 15.01.2018
Insulating with microscopic bubbles
Insulating with microscopic bubbles
Better thermal insulation means lower heating costs - but this should not be at the expense of exciting architecture.

Materials Science - Architecture - 27.12.2017
Where structure and ornamentation merge
Where structure and ornamentation merge
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.

History / Archeology - Architecture - 31.05.2017
The man with cities on his mind
The man with cities on his mind
Vittorio Magnago Lampugnani hasn't just written definitive reference works on urban planning and shaped a generation of ETH architects; he has also run numerous projects of his own.

Architecture - 03.05.2017
Preserving alpine architecture through drawings
Preserving alpine architecture through drawings
A new publication, a panel discussion and projects by EPFL students consider the future of alpine villages and their often-abandoned architectural heritage - particularly their emblematic granaries.

Architecture - 07.03.2017
Building a nomadic pavilion out of old skis
Building a nomadic pavilion out of old skis
Could recovered materials play a key role in tomorrow‘s civil engineering' EPFL researchers set out to answer that question by creating an easily demountable pavilion out of more than 200 reclaimed skis.

Architecture - 07.03.2017
Building a nomad pavilion out of old skis
Building a nomad pavilion out of old skis
Could recovered materials play a key role in tomorrow‘s civil engineering' EPFL researchers set out to answer that question by creating an easily demountable pavilion out of more than 200 reclaimed skis.

Innovation / Technology - Architecture - 10.02.2017
The school with the largest solar facade in the world
The school with the largest solar facade in the world
The Copenhagen International School's new building is covered by 12,000 colored solar panels based on a technology developed at EPFL.

Architecture - History / Archeology - 19.01.2017
Bringing energy-hungry buildings up to date
Bringing energy-hungry buildings up to date
As buildings evolve from energy consumers to energy producers, architecture is seeing a major paradigm shift, with building renovations becoming a real challenge.

Innovation / Technology - Architecture - 19.12.2016
The lab that's betting on low-tech
From the Saint Loup Chapel in Pompaples to the soon-to-be-completed Vidy Theatre Pavilion in Lausanne, the lab run by Yves Weinand is developing new innovations based on an age-old material: wood.

Environment - Architecture - 29.11.2016
Reconciling solar energy and heritage preservation
Reconciling solar energy and heritage preservation
Maria Cristina Munari Probst created a database of examples of solar panels that either fit or do not fit harmoniously in their urban setting.

Business / Economics - Architecture - 06.10.2016

Architecture - 13.06.2016
Architecture freshmen build a giant wooden pavilion on campus
Architecture freshmen build a giant wooden pavilion on campus
13.06.16 - The pavilion combines the outcome of twelve first-year architecture design studios into a single three-dimensional exploration of space.

Architecture - Innovation / Technology - 04.02.2016
Singapore's most energy efficient office by 2018
Singapore’s most energy efficient office by 2018
The recent completion of construction, and first month of successful operation of the 3for2@UWCSEA demonstration project by ETH Zurich turns the page in developing what could be Singapore's most energy-efficient office by 2018.

Architecture - 03.12.2015
New paradigms for urbanisation
New paradigms for urbanisation
The Biennale for Urban Development and Architecture opens in Shenzhen today. Two architecture professors from ETH Zurich are co-curators, and the university is making several contributions to the exhibition.

Event - Architecture - 12.11.2015

Architecture - 03.02.2012

Architecture - 26.01.2012
IEEE Micro's special issue: Boris Grot is part of it !
IEEE Micro's special issue: Boris Grot is part of it !
News in brief Boris Grot from the Parallel Systems Architecture Laboratory (PARSA) has been published in the last IEEE Micro's special issue; Top Picks from Computer Architecture Conferences. His paper "Kilo-NOC: A Heterogeneous Network-on-Chip Architecture for Scalability and Service Guarantees" has been written with collaborators from the University of Texas, NVIDIA and Carnegie Mellon University.

Architecture - 20.01.2012
"Minergie in the UAE, We are taking advantage of our experiences"
Jean-Louis Scartezzini, head of EPFL's Solar Energy and Building Physics Laboratory, is passionate about Minergie—a Swiss label for energy consumption in buildings and the most widely applied building energy standard in the world with almost 20,000 buildings.

Architecture - 12.01.2012
Clearing the Clouds.
Clearing the Clouds.
Clearing the Clouds: A Study of Emerging Workloads on Modern Hardware. The emergence of global-scale online services has galvanized scale-out software, characterized by splitting vast datasets and massive computation across many independent servers. In a paper appearing in ASPLOS 2012, Profs.

Architecture - Environment - 14.12.2011
Le Corbusier, a revised vision of the architect and his work
Le Corbusier, a revised vision of the architect and his work
Roberto Gargiani unveils a different vision of Switzerland's most famous architect - Le Corbusier. Published at EPFL Press.

Architecture - Environment - 29.11.2011
Architectural Integration and Design of Solar Systems, a new book
Architectural Integration and Design of Solar Systems, a new book
Solar thermal systems are today the most efficient renewable choice for hot water production.

Architecture - 27.09.2011

Architecture - Environment - 27.07.2011
New leadership in architecture
New leadership in architecture
Luca Ortelli is the new director of the Institute of Architecture and the City in EPFL's School of Architecture, Civil and Environmental Engineering (ENAC).