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marble architecture power

Since antiquity, marble has stood for power and elevated status. Based on the Feliciani Collection, a repository of ancient Roman coloured marbles in possession of ETH Zurich, the latest story on Explora traces how marble and other decorative types of stone were deployed in different architectural epochs. In a series of video interviews, professors and academics from ETH Zurich provide commentaries on the Feliciani Collection as well as on coloured marbles in the context of ancient, modern and contemporary architecture.

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Anne Lacaton - new Professor of Architecture and Design

The ETH Board appointed – upon application of ETH Zurich President – Anne Lacaton as Associate Professor of Architecture and Design.

Building with robots and 3D printers

At the Empa and Eawag NEST building in Dübendorf, eight ETH Zurich professors are collaborating with business partners to build the three-storey DFAB HOUSE. It is the first house ...


FILAF Best architecture book 2017

Annette Gigon, Mike Guyer und Felix Jerusalem

The book Residential Towers, edited by Annette Gigon, Mike Guyer and Felix Jerusalem, has won the prize for the best architecture book 2017 at the Festival international du livre d’art et du film (FILAF) ...

ETH Medal

Samia Henni

Dr. Samia Henni, postdoc fellow and lecturer at the Chair of Prof. Dr. Philip Ursprung, has been awarded the ETH Medal for her dissertation "Architecture of Counterrevolution: The French Army in Algeria, 1954–1962."


Exhibition 19 Jul - 30 Sep, 2017

marmor macht architektur. Ein Baumaterial mit Geschichte

19 Sep, 2017 08.00-09.45 Uhr Ringvorlesung


26 Sep, 2017 18:00-20:00 Buchvernissage

The Noise Landscape. A Spatial Exploration of Airports and Cities

26 Sep, 2017 08.00-09.45 Uhr Ringvorlesung


3 Oct, 2017 08.00-09.45 Uhr Ringvorlesung


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