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Civil Engineering/Traffic Engineering - Physics/Materials Science
16.10.2017
Civil Engineering/Traffic Engineering - Earth Sciences
03.10.2017
Swiss people may be ready to live car-free
Swiss people may be ready to live car-free
Swiss people may be ready to live car-free under certain conditions. The findings of PostCarWorld, a cross-disciplinary study into Swiss people's contradictory relationship with cars, will be presented at EPFL on 3 October.
Environment/Sustainable Development - Civil Engineering/Traffic Engineering
21.07.2017
"Asphalt has a major downside"
Together with scientists from Empa, ETH Professor Jan Carmeliet studied the latest heatwave last June.
Civil Engineering/Traffic Engineering - Physics/Materials Science
21.07.2017
Cities suffer from higher temperatures
Cities suffer from higher temperatures
June 2017 broke quite a few weather records in Switzerland. Above all the month was extraordinarily hot, the second hottest June on records, peaking in a heat wave between 19 and 23 June. Cities heat up even more than the surrounding regions, an effect known as urban heat islands.
Civil Engineering/Traffic Engineering
17.07.2017
From rail to sky in a Clip-Air capsule
From rail to sky in a Clip-Air capsule
Summer series - students works. For his Master's project, Martin Ellwanger worked on the capsules that are an integral part of the Clip-Air modular airplane.
Civil Engineering/Traffic Engineering
26.06.2017
Civil Engineering/Traffic Engineering - Architecture
16.06.2017
A tram to revitalize downtown Neuchâtel
A tram to revitalize downtown Neuchâtel
Downtown areas of mid-sized cities are facing a growing challenge in maintaining their appeal. Taking Neuchâtel as an example, EPFL researchers have identified concrete steps these cities can take to make sure their downtown area remains attractive for years to come.
Civil Engineering/Traffic Engineering - History/Archeology
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.
Civil Engineering/Traffic Engineering
09.05.2017
EPFL to participate in a concrete canoe race for the first time
This semester, eight civil engineering students at EPFL will take part in a slightly off-the-wall challenge: they are building a reinforced-concrete canoe that they will then race in a university regatta in Germany.
Civil Engineering/Traffic Engineering - History/Archeology
02.04.2017
A computed tomography scanner for objects
A computed tomography scanner for objects
Micro computed tomography scanners deliver very high-resolution images of the internal structure of materials.
Environment/Sustainable Development - Civil Engineering/Traffic Engineering
27.02.2017
Using google to map our ecosystem
Using google to map our ecosystem
Researchers in the Singapore-ETH Centre's Future Cities Laboratory developed a method to quantify ecosystem services of street trees. Using nearly 100,000 images from Google Street View, the study helps further understanding on how green spaces contribute to urban sustainability. Do you remember the last time you escaped the hot summer sun to enjoy a cool reprieve in the shade beneath a broad-leafed tree? While sizzling summer days may seem far away right now in the northern hemisphere, tropical cities like Singapore deal with solar radiation on a daily basis.
Environment/Sustainable Development - Civil Engineering/Traffic Engineering
02.02.2017
Crowd mapping Canton of Geneva's soundscape
Crowd mapping Canton of Geneva's soundscape
EPFL is asking Android users who visit or live in Canton of Geneva to record the sounds around them with a special app.
Environment/Sustainable Development - Civil Engineering/Traffic Engineering
02.02.2017
Crowd Mapping Geneva Canton's Soundscape
Crowd Mapping Geneva Canton's Soundscape
EPFL is asking Android users who visit or live in Geneva Canton to record the sounds around them with a special app.
Civil Engineering/Traffic Engineering - Chemistry
21.12.2016
A unique additive for the ideal concrete
A unique additive for the ideal concrete
Whether it's for drying time, hardness, or uniformity, a new additive developed at EPFL can give concrete, mortar, and cement the desired consistency, all in one shot.
Civil Engineering/Traffic Engineering - Environment/Sustainable Development
23.11.2016
Planning for new NEST units picking up
Planning for new NEST units picking up
NEST, the modular research and innovation building by Empa and Eawag, is teeming with life. Since it opened its doors in May 2016, over 5,000 visitors have flocked to see the building.
Civil Engineering/Traffic Engineering - Environment/Sustainable Development
01.11.2016
Preserve the Alps by giving up the chalets
Preserve the Alps by giving up the chalets
An isolated chalet in the mountains is a dream for nature lovers. However, this dream is responsible for most of the problems that winter resorts face today.
Civil Engineering/Traffic Engineering - Physics/Materials Science
05.04.2016
Skyscrapers made of bamboo concrete
Bamboo is a feat of nature. After all, this member of the grass family contains fibers that are as strong as steel.
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.
Environment/Sustainable Development - Civil Engineering/Traffic Engineering
25.09.2015
Claudia R. Binder nominated to head chair for urban ecology
Claudia R. Binder nominated to head chair for urban ecology
25.09.15 - Tapping into the potential of cities to promote high quality of life with a low ecological footprint is more crucial than ever in an increasingly urbanized world.
Civil Engineering/Traffic Engineering
18.04.2012
LASIG and street networks evolution in the Scientific American
LASIG and street networks evolution in the Scientific American
Emanuele Strano, a doctoral candidate at LASIG, authored a study published in Nature's Scientific Reports to examine how a group of Italian villages evolved into suburbs outside Milan today. Such a study may eventually help urban planners optimize future developments. The magazine " Scientific American " devoted a popularization article to this study.
Civil Engineering/Traffic Engineering
22.09.2011
The mobility of the canton's
The mobility of the canton's "second city" under the microscope
No less than 25000 people travel between the University of Lausanne and EPFL in the week, making the two campuses the canton's second largest city in the daytime.
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".
Civil Engineering/Traffic Engineering - Administration/Government
08.06.2009
Growing impact of urban freight traffic
08.06.2009 / Bern - SNF Between 1993 and 2003 the number of journeys by commercial vehicles within the Swiss conurbations rose by half.

 
 
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