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Health - Architecture - 16.09.2021
An architectural exhibition linking light exposure to health
An architectural exhibition linking light exposure to health
EPFL and HEAD researchers have set-up an installation to raise awareness around the importance of exposure to natural light for human health and the role of the architecture in urban settings in modulating that light.

Architecture - 26.08.2021
'We play ping pong with the tree'
’We play ping pong with the tree’
Interview with Prof. Ferdinand Ludwig on functional greenery in the urban environment More urban green helps to cool down cities.

Environment - Architecture - 24.08.2021
First sort, then refurbish
First sort, then refurbish
Switzerland's building stock is quite impressive. There are around 1.8 million buildings in the country, but only one percent of this building stock is renovated each year.

Event - Architecture - 13.07.2021

Environment - Architecture - 23.06.2021

Architecture - Innovation - 14.06.2021
VUB Architectural Engineering publishes circular school design guide
'Schools for the future' offers sustainable answer to education capacity issues With the increasing population, the education sector is facing a shortage of school buildings.

Environment - Architecture - 07.06.2021
EPFL architecture students explore outdoor spaces in Geneva Canton
EPFL architecture students explore outdoor spaces in Geneva Canton
Throughout the summer, architectural works by first-year students at EPFL's ALICE studio will be on display at four sites in Geneva Canton: Genthod, Aigues-Vertes, Vernier and Onex.

Campus - Architecture - 02.06.2021
Charley Andrews graduates with lessons of building community
When Charley Andrews addresses the 2021 graduating class of the UCLA School of the Arts and Architecture at the June 12 virtual commencement, she plans to talk about the importance of community.

Architecture - Computer Science - 27.05.2021

Architecture - Environment - 20.05.2021

Architecture - Environment - 18.05.2021
’Cool Walls’ Get a Boost from U.S. Green Building Council
Berkeley Lab research helps city-cooling measure get test integration with LEED rating system White buildings stand along an alley in Los Angeles, California. Light-colored paints can help reflect sunlight, helping to cool cities and fight the urban heat island effect. (Credit: iStock) Sunlight-reflecting "cool walls" have been shown to reduce energy costs by lowering heat gain in buildings.

Environment - Architecture - 14.05.2021
GAM.17: Architectural Potentials of the Material wooda
GAM.17: Architectural Potentials of the Material wooda
The current issue of the Graz Architecture Magazine (GAM) takes a fresh look at the architectural complexity of wood and explores the material's potential for a more climate-friendly building industry.

Architecture - Materials Science - 28.04.2021
An icon of socialist architecture
An icon of socialist architecture
Prof. Danzl talks about the conservation of the Buzludzha monument in an interview The huge Buzludzha monument in the Bulgarian mountains stands out.

Social Sciences - Architecture - 07.04.2021
Mobiliscope: hour-by-hour population and social mixing in 55 French and Canadian city regions
Mobiliscope: hour-by-hour population and social mixing in 55 French and Canadian city regions
Mobiliscope uses travel survey data to visually present how the social composition of a city or neighbourhood evolves over the course of 24 hours.

Architecture - 29.03.2021
Monograph explores a vibrant quarter-century of architecture in Vaud
Monograph explores a vibrant quarter-century of architecture in Vaud
In a new monograph, Bruno Marchand and Pauline Schroeter document 25 years of architecture in the Canton of Vaud, from 1975 to 2000.

Architecture - Campus - 24.03.2021

Architecture - Event - 17.03.2021

Materials Science - Architecture - 05.02.2021
Digital Bamboo on display
Digital Bamboo on display
Students at ETH used innovative technology to create an extremely lightweight and filigree pavilion using bamboo.

Architecture - Environment - 26.01.2021

Architecture - Social Sciences - 13.01.2021
Rethinking urban planning for sub-Saharan African cities
Rethinking urban planning for sub-Saharan African cities
For his thesis project at EPFL, Armel Kemajou studied the peri-urban areas of Lomé, Togo, and Yaoundé, Cameroon, where populations are expected to double in 20 years.

Campus - Architecture - 18.12.2020

Architecture - History / Archeology - 01.12.2020
How American architects reinvented
How American architects reinvented "liquid stone"
Roberto Gargiani, an architectural historian and professor at EPFL, has penned a new history of concrete in the United States from 1940 to 1970.

Campus - Architecture - 18.11.2020
Can one iconic UCL building really say so much about who we are?
PhD candidate Annamaria Dall'Anese shares how the Introductory Programme prompted her to think about what our academic spaces say about UCL's past, and how we can shape their future.

Health - Architecture - 21.09.2020

Architecture - 14.09.2020

Art and Design - Architecture - 12.08.2020

Architecture - History / Archeology - 21.07.2020

Architecture - 02.07.2020
EPFL architecture students publish their designs in print
EPFL architecture students publish their designs in print
EPFL's first-year architecture students usually have the chance to build full-scale versions of their designs.

Art and Design - Architecture - 25.06.2020
Showcasing reuse principles at a tram depot and sculpture park
Showcasing reuse principles at a tram depot and sculpture park
Students from EPFL's EAST laboratory have installed recycled lights and restrooms at the Bex & Arts sculpture triennial - set to run from 22 June to 18 October - and repurposed parts of a disused tram depot in Bern.

Social Sciences - Architecture - 24.06.2020

Health - Architecture - 29.05.2020
Structural changes: How the pandemic could influence architecture
Disease has often driven change in architecture and design. Cities cleared slums and opened up public spaces in response to the bubonic plague, and widened boulevards and added indoor plumbing due to yellow fever and cholera.

Architecture - Social Sciences - 27.05.2020
GAM.16: Designs of uncommon living
GAM.16: Designs of uncommon living
The current issue of the Graz Architecture Magazine (GAM) gathers together new collaborative living concepts under the title "gewohnt: un/common" and presents them for discussion as "rehearsal stages" for affordable living.
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