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Architecture - Environment/Sustainable Development
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.
Architecture - Computer Science/Telecom
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.
Architecture
05.12.2016
An innovative window system earns a European patent
An innovative window system earns a European patent
A window-glazing system developed by an EPFL team uses micro-mirrors to improve the lighting and visual comfort inside buildings and could also make window blinds obsolete one day.
Environment/Sustainable Development - 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.
Architecture - Medicine/Pharmacology
04.11.2016
An opportunity for the university district and ETH Zurich
An opportunity for the university district and ETH Zurich
Zurich's central university district continues to take shape. A joint press conference was held today by the canton and city of Zurich, University Hospital, the University of Zurich and ETH Zurich to provide information on the planning status.
Arts and Design - Architecture
03.11.2016
Business/Economics - Architecture
06.10.2016
Architecture - Pedagogy/Education Science
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 - Environment/Sustainable Development
17.02.2016
A second life for the IOC building
A second life for the IOC building
17.02.16 - EPFL students have come up with ideas on reusing materials from the IOC headquarters and the future Olympic village for the 2020 Youth Olympic Games in Lausanne.
Architecture - Environment/Sustainable Development
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.
Civil Engineering/Traffic Engineering - 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 - Environment/Sustainable Development
30.01.2015
Straw Houses in the Front Line of Sustainable Construction
Straw Houses in the Front Line of Sustainable Construction
For the first time ever, an EPFL laboratory has carried out a complete energy analysis of a straw house, from planting the grass to the destruction of the materials.
Physics/Materials Science - Architecture
26.06.2013
Collide @ CERN laureate, Bill Fontana, begins residency at CERN
Geneva, 26 June 2013. The second winner of Prix Ars Electronica Collide @ CERN , American sound sculptor, Bill Fontana 2 , begins his arts residency at CERN 3 on 4 July 2013.
Architecture
05.03.2012
Thinking out of the box pays off !
Thinking out of the box pays off !
Best Paper Award at the 20th ACM/SIGDA International Symposium on Field-Programmable Gate Arrays for the Processor Architecture Laboratory team.
Architecture
09.02.2012
Nanoelectronics: Ferroelectric devices show potential
Nanoelectronics: Ferroelectric devices show potential
News and Views The quest for a non-volatile memory technology that offers high storage density, high read and write speeds, and low power consumption has triggered intense research into new materials, mechanisms and device architectures. Among the successful memory technologies to emerge from these efforts have been the atomic switch, the resistive RAM and the magnetic tunnel junction.
Architecture - Environment/Sustainable Development
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 - Environment/Sustainable Development
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.
Environment/Sustainable Development - Architecture
18.01.2012
Giving concrete infrastructure a second life
Giving concrete infrastructure a second life
Rather than just fixing corroding concrete infrastructure, Professor Eugen Brühwiler and his team of engineers have shown that it can be improved using ultra-high performance fiber reinforced concrete.
Computer Science/Telecom - Architecture
18.01.2012
3 new IC Professors elevated to IEEE Fellows in 2012
3 new IC Professors elevated to IEEE Fellows in 2012
Babak Falsafi, Pascal Fua and Emre Telatar have been elevated to IEEE Fellows this year. This brings the number of IC professors who are IEEE Fellows to ten, a quarter of the faculty.
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/Sustainable Development
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
23.11.2011
Architecture - Pedagogy/Education Science
27.09.2011
Arts and Design - Architecture
19.08.2011
A helium full moon to shelter a music and dance festival
A helium full moon to shelter a music and dance festival
EPFL has designed an architectural project intended to welcome the audience and performers at the St Prex Classics festival.
Architecture - Environment/Sustainable Development
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).
Environment/Sustainable Development - Architecture
22.06.2011
Law/Forensics - Architecture
09.03.2010
15 Moore’s years. 3D chip stacking will take Moore’s Law past 2020
Zurich, Switzerland, 9 March 2010 —Some laws are made to be broken, and others are made to be followed.
Civil Engineering/Traffic Engineering - Architecture
28.10.2009
Test lab for cities of tomorrow in Singapore
28.10.2009 / Zurich - ETH Zürich . ETH Zurich is stepping up its commitment in Asia: from mid-2010, a novel platform for urban development is to be established in Singapore in the form of the "Future Cities Laboratory".
Architecture
25.09.2009
New Monte Rosa Hut SAC opens its doors
25.09.2009 / Zurich - ETH Zürich . The "hut of the future" is finished. After about six years on the drawing board - two of which as a student project design - and a construction phase spanning two summers, the New Monte Rosa Hut above Zermatt is finally open for business.