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«Wie 3D-Druck unsere Welt verändert»

A report on 3D printing technologies and how they are becoming more and more popular. The work of Karin Sander is also presented, broadcasted on November 14, 2013, on «3sat.online»

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«The Working Drawing. The Architect's Tool»

The publication «The Working Drawing. The Architect's Tool», edited by Annette Spiro and David Ganzoni, presents around 100 of the collection's highlights from five centuries and is complemented by essays by renowned authors.

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«Inauguran gimnasio vertical en Baruta»

Alfredo Brillembourg and Hubert Klumpner inaugurated on the 21st of November. 2013 their latest and most complete version of their Tool-Box building «Gimnasio Vertical» as part of the program 100 Gimnasio Verticales for Caracas. The Gimnasio Vertical is in the slum zone of Santa Cruz del Este in Baruta, Caracas. This version is the improved pre-fabricated design of this building, it can be constructed in only 3 months, it is serving 1200 people per day in one of the worst informal city areas of the Venezuelan Capital in the effort to provide areas for children, young woman and man to offer spaces for education and sports against violence and exclusion, «www.el-national.com»

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«Das Singapore-ETH Centre zieht Bilanz»

«ETH Life» on the «Midterm» exhibition at the Future Cities Laboratory (FCL) Singapore which resumes its research activity since 2010, an article dated September 06, 2013

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«A Belvedere for Zollikon»

Commissioned by the Verein Zolliker Kunstfreunde, students from the chair of Tom Emerson designed and built a belvedere in Zollikon at the interaction of several landscape trails overlooking the lake. A video on «vimeo» documents the working process.

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«Uncertain Certainty»

The publication «Uncertain Certainty» by Christian Kerez is out now and it seeks to elucidate his particular approach, which emphasizes how architecture does not exist in and of itself, but is rather a reflection of a practice of questioning, and of working with the unexpected. The book illustrates this approach with many pictures of Christian Kerez's work.

The book vernissage is this Thursday, November 28, 2013 at 7-9 pm, at the Buchhandlung Kunstgriff, Limmattalstrasse 270, Zurich

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«Gran Horizonte»

The exhibition «Gran Horizonte» by Alfredo Brillembourg and Hubert Klumpner (Urban-Think Tank) will start Friday, September 6, 2013 at 5.00 pm at the CoalMine Gallery, Winterthur, and lasts until December 20, 2013.

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«REACTIVATE ATHENS / 101 IDEAS»

This design studio with Integrated Discipline of ALfredo Brillembourg and Hubert Klumpner «REACTIVATE ATHENS» is being conducted in collaboration with the Onassis Foundation in Athens. The results of the studio will be featured in an international design exhibition to be held in Athens, a forthcoming book, and a short film. The opening of the exhibition «REACTIVATE ATHENS / 101 IDEAS» was opened this week in Athens.

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«Landscript 3: Topology»

The publication «Landscript 3: Topology. Topical Thoughts on the Contemporary Landscape», edited by Christophe Girot, Anette Freytag, Albert Kirchengast und Dunja Richter, is the third volume of the Landscript series, which explores spatial, physical, poetic and philosophical approaches to topology.

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«Obwohl sie Geschichte fortschrieben, schockierten diese Bauten»

An interview with Adam Caruso about the high-rise architecture of Chicago and his own professional practice, on «bauwelt.de»

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«Empfindungen für die unscheinbaren Dinge»

A report on the retirement apartments Neustadt in Zug by Miroslav Šik, in the October issue of the magazine «werk, bauen + wohnen»

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«Miszellen zur Landschaft»

The 18th edition of the publication series «Pamphlet», published by the Chair of Landscape Architecture, Christophe Girot, examines in an interdisciplinary way perceptions of the term ‹landscape›.

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«Lehre und Forschung kartografiert»

An article on the annual exhibition 2013 of the Department of Architecture in the ‹TEC21› magazine, October issue nr. 43, «www.espazium.ch»

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«Gewinner des Goldenen Backsteins 2013»

The architektura presents, for the first time, the student award «Goldener Backstein» to lecturers of the design studios at the D-ARCH. Due to the evaluation of the design courses and the highest rating by the students in the item «overall satisfaction», the «Goldener Backstein» award of the spring semester 2013 goes to the chair of professor Marc Angélil and the visiting professorship of Manuel Herz, «www.architektura.ethz.ch»

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«Wenig Potenzial für mehr Bewohner»

Interview with Christian Schmid on the Zurich building and zoning code and its potential, «Tages-Anzeiger», October 25, 2013

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«Die ersten Analogen»

Miroslav Šik held a lecture on October 31, 2013 at the Architekturforum Zürich on analogue architecture and its development since the 1980s, «www.af-z-ch»

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«Minha Casa–Nossa Cidade»

The MAS Urban Design of the Chair of Marc Angélil is currently representing the students' work at the Architecture Biennale in São Paulo. The project designs under the title "Minha Casa Nossa Cidade" are shown until December 2013. They were developed in collaboration with the Ministry of Cities in Brasília and contribute to an improvement of the Brazilian mass housing.

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«Leicht und lernfähig: Schweizer Forschungslabor für künftiges Leben und Arbeiten»

The architectural portal ‹detail.de› on the modular research and demonstration platform NEST where the BLOCK Research Group (BRG) of Ass.prof. Philippe Block and Ass.prof. Arno Schlüter (SuAT) are cooperating.

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The issue of population growth on SRF

Vittorio Magnago Lampugnani on population growth and the potential of high-density building, in the evening news «Tagesschau» of SRF, on October 11, 2013

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«Holcim Awards winner builds interest at X Bienal de Arquitetura de São Paulo»

Alfredo Brillembourg and Hubert Klumpner are presenting their installation «Grotão – Fábrica de Música» dedicated to the topic «City: ways of making, ways of using» at the X Bienal de Arquitetura de São Paulo.

The project which is also winner of 2 Holcim awards and can be seen at the main Pavilion by Oscar Niemeyer in Parque Ibirapuera till December 8, 2013, article dated October 21, 2013, «holcimfoundation.org»

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«Missing Link: Lower Lea Valley to the Thames»

Students who took part in Günther Vogt's fall 2012 studio option at the GSD will be showcasing their work on alternative Urban Design futures in London. The exhibition «Missing Link: Lower Lea Valley to the Thames» was organized by the London based architectural office «Vogt Landscape» and the D-ARCH chair of Günther Vogt in Zurich. The exhibition opening is this Saturday, November 2, 2013, at 6pm in «The White Building» and lasts until November 05, 2013. It is free and open to the public.

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The exhibition «About Plaster» was opened in Zagreb

On Friday, October 25, 2013, the exhibition «About Plaster» was opened at the University of Zagreb. The exhibition lasts until November 08, 2013.

The Croatian edition of the publication «About Plaster. Creating and Developing Surfaces» by Annette Spiro, Hartmut Göhler and Pinar Gönül has been presented on the occasion of the vernissage. PDF

«Züricher Architektenduo gestaltet den deutschen Beitrag auf der Architekturbiennale Venedig 2014»

The Zurich based architecture office of Ass.prof. Alex Lehnerer and Savvas Ciriacidis, «CIRIACIDISLEHNERER ARCHITEKTEN», is going to represent the German pavilion in the Giardini at the next year's Architecture Biennale in Venice, press release of October 15, 2013, «bmvbs.bund.de»

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Department Lecture Series «on Architecture»

Lecture of Heinrich Wolff

Architect, South Africa

November 26, 2013

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«Die Freiheit des Betrachtens»

Andreas Tönnesmann's latest publication «Die Freiheit des Betrachtens. Schriften zur Architektur, Kunst und Literatur», published by gta Publishers, profoundly examines the relationship between art, science and society.

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Department Lecture Series «on Architecture»

Lecture of Neil Brenner

Urban theorist, Cambridge, MA

November 14, 2013

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«Die Pioniertat»

The magazine supplement of the October issue of «Hochparterre» is dedicated to the work of the Senn company, based in St. Gallen. The residential building at the «Helsinkistrasse» in Basel is a cooperation project between Senn and the Basel based office of Jacques Herzog and Pierre de Meuron.

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«Caruso St. John in der St. Galler Kathedrale»

The office «Caruso St John Architects» by Adam Caruso redesigned the chancel of the Cathedral of St Gallen, «Hochparterre», October 03, 2013

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«Faustformel Tragwerksentwurf»

The publication «Faustformel Tragwerksentwurf» by Philippe Block, Christoph Gengnagel and Stefan Peters explains and illustrates the interconnections of structural engineering and structural design.

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«Grüne neue Welt»

The Austrian based architectural office «Baumschlager Eberle Wien» of Dietmar Eberle won the first prize for the technological park Lakeside in Klagenfurt, «Bauwelt», September 27, 2013

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«Abgefahren»

«HASSEL» and «Herzog & de Meuron», the architectural office of Jaqcues Herzog and Pierre de Meuron won the first prize of the «Flinders Street Station Design Competition» in Melbourne (AU), «Bauwelt», August 30, 2013

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DAM Architectural Book Award for «The Western Town»

The publication «The Western Town. A Theory of Aggregation», edited by Alex Lehnerer, Assistant Professor of Architecture and Urban Design at the Future Cities Laboratory (FCL) Singapore, has been awarded with the DAM Architectural Book Award 2013 in the category «Urban Study».

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DAM Architectural Book Award for «City of God»

The publication «Cidade de Deus – City of God: Working with Informalized Mass Housing in Brazil», edited by Marc Angélil & Rainer Hehl in collaboration with Something Fantastic, has been awarded with the DAM Architectural Book Award 2013 in the category «Urban Study».

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«Architekten studieren an fusioniertem Kanton herum»

A broadcast on the design of a parliament building for the metropolitan region of Basel, a design project in the spring semester 2013 by Manuel Herz, Visiting Professor of Architectural Design, September 24, 2013 on SRF Radio

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«Icon 124: Shopping»

An article on the flagship store for Paul Smith in London, built by Tom Emerson's London based office «6A Architects», in the September issue 124 of the icon magazine, «iconeye.com»

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«ETH WÖLBT ERDE»

Article on what students of Gian Salis, assistant at the D-ARCH, constructed with rammed-earth, «Hochparterre», September 13, 2013

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«A Compact Architectural Guide To Metropolitan São Paulo»

The Havelka Verlag (Nils Havelka - assistant at the D-ARCH) just released «SP2014.NET. A Compact Architectural Guide To Metropolitan São Paulo», written by Philippe Jorisch with photographs by Maíra Acayaba. The publication is available on SP2014.NET as a free PDF download. The guide will be presented in the CCSP at the 10th Architecture Biennale of São Paulo starting October 12th 2013

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‹trans 23›

The new edition of «trans» focusing on ‹limits› is out now.

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«Haus mit vielen Benutzeroberflächen»

A report on the glass administration building for the company Würth designed by Gigon / Guyer Architekten. The building is also an art museum, congress and training centre as well as craft market. This article was published in the September issue of the magazine «werk, bauen + wohnen»

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«Annual Exhibition 2013 of the Department of Architecture»

The opening of this year's Annual Exhibition of the D-ARCH is on Thursday, September 26, 2013. It presents the achievements in education and research of the academic year 2012/13. The exhibition ends on Friday, October 25, 2013.

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Exhibition «Architekturpreis Beton 13»

The opening of the exhibition is on Wednesday, 25th September 2013 at 6.00 pm in the Auditorium Maximum (F 30, Zentrum). The exhibition will run until Thursday, 24th October 2013.

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Exhibition «Pier Luigi Nervi. Architecture as a Challenge»

The opening of the exhibition is on Wednesday, 18th September 2013 at 5.30 pm in the ‹Bauhalle›, HIF C 51 on the Hönggerberg. The exhibition will run until Tuesday, 22nd October 2013.

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«Singapore Centre takes stock of its achievements»

After three years of research, the Singapore-ETH Centre puts together a Midterm Exhibition to showcase the work and the development of its Future Cities Laboratory research programme, article in the current «ETH Life»

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«Urban-Think Tank's Vertical Gym in Venezuela Revitalizes Region»

An article on the new building ‹Vertical Gymnasium› by Urban-Think Tank (Alfredo Brillenbourg and Hubert Klumpner) in Caracas, Venezuela. The building was built in El Dorado, a neighborhood in the slum of Petare, «designboom», September 5, 2013

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Department Lecture Series «on Architecture»

Lecture of Doreen Heng Liu

Architect, China

October 08, 2013

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«Never Modern»

The publication «Never Modern» by Tom Emerson’s London based office «6a Architects» and architecture critic Irenée Scalbert has been published.

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«Less is»

An interview with Karin Sander and social scientist Harald Welzer in the «Frieze Magazine» on concepts for a ‹culture of reduction›, September/October issue PDF

«Betonexperimente»

The issue «Betonexperimente» of the magazine ‹TEC21› includes reports on the design of the inner front of the ‹Bundesstrafgericht Bellinzona› by Gramazio & Kohler as well as the research of assistant professor Dirk Hebel at the Future Cities Laboratory in Singapore on bamboo composites.

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Department Lecture Series «on Architecture»

Lecture of Kengo Kuma

Architect, Japan

September 24, 2013

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«Middle East. Landscape City Architecture»

The publication «Middle East. Landscape City Architecture», edited by Josep Lluís Mateo, has been published in the book series «Architectural Papers».

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«Logbook Ethiopia in a Timeline: The School, The Book, The Town»

Marc Angélil, Cary Siress, and Charlotte Malterre-Barthes just published Logbook Ethiopia in a Timeline: The School, The Book, The Town, which documents the biography of an experiment undertaken in Ethiopia for nearly a decade. Beginning with the founding of a school in Addis Ababa, the work set off a series of research investigations that were assembled in a book by Addis Ababa University, and ultimately led to the construction of a pilot town in the northern part of the country.

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«Metaphors in Architecture and Urbanism. An Introduction»

The publication «Metaphors in Architecture and Urbanism. An Introduction» by Andri Gerber, scientific employee at the chair Lampugnani, and Brent Patterson (eds.) has been published.

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«Dreidimensionale Fotografien. Die Bodyscans von Karin Sander»

An interview with Karin Sander on 3-D-Prints, her approaches, technological leaps as well as new commercial competition in the current German issue of the magazine «domus» PDF

«Architekturfachzeitschrift Baumeister, kuratiert von Christ & Gantenbein»

The current issue of the the magazine «Baumeister» is the result of an experiment, the entire issue was curated by Christ & Gantenbein. It includes an essay by Christ & Gantenbein, a collection of different projects as well as a discussion between Emanuel Christ, Christoph Gantenbein, Diogo Lopes, Kersten Geers and Patrícia Barbas on current approaches and design processes.

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«Brauchbarkeit, Werthaltigkeit, Schönheit»

An article by Vittorio Magnago Lampugnani on architecture in uncertain times and the premise that architecture has to satisfy the people’s emotional needs, «NZZ Online», August 2, 2013

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«Die Birsstadt beginnt zu strahlen»

How do agglomerations become cities? An article in the current issue of the magazine «Hochparterre» is devoted to this question. The ETH-Studio Basel and «Hochparterre» invite to the ‹Städtebau-Stammtisch Birsstadt›, which will be held on September 4, 2013.

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«Waldhaus aus Mondholz»

The current issue of the magazine «Hochparterre» reports on the ‹Waldhaus› in Domat/Ems designed by Gion A. Caminada, which is built from moon wood.

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architektur + technik

The July issue of the magazine «architektur + technik» includes reports of the new district on the areal of the former Zollfreilager in Zurich-Albisrieden planned with Meili Peter Architekten as well as two new buildings designed by Herzog & de Meuron: an institute building for the English University of Oxford and the VitraHaus for the furniture manufacturer Vitra.

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«Ein Gebäude wie aus Kräuterzucker»

In its June/July issue the magazine «Hochparterre» writes about buildings made of rammed earth. One selected example is the ‹Ricola-Kräuterzentrum› in Laufen designed by Herzog & de Meuron.

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«Comeback des Blockrands»

A contribution on the building project Richti-Areal in Wallisellen. Vittorio Magnago Lampugnani designed the masterplan and relied on a proven city pattern - the perimeter block development, in the magazine «baublatt», issue of June 14, 2013

«Objekt aus dem All»

An article on the new building of the exhibition halls in Basel by Herzog & de Meuron, in the current issue of the magazine «werk, bauen + wohnen»

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«Das Glattal»

The current special issue of the magazine «Hochparterre» includes reports on Vittorio Magnago Lampugnani's masterplan of the Richti-Areal in Wallisellen.

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«Special Brasil»

The current issue of the magazine «L'Architecture d'Aujourd’hui» includes reports on works by Herzog & de Meuron and Urban-Think Tank (Alfredo Brillenbourg and Hubert Klumpner) in São Paulo.

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«Mega-Leinwand für die Mega-City»

Herzog & de Meuron build the future museum ‹M+› in Hong Kong, an article in the magazine «baublatt», issue of July 5, 2013

«Geschmacksfragen»

The current issue of the magazine «archithese» reports on the extension of the Sir John Soane's Museum in London, designed by Adam Caruso’s office «Caruso St John Architects».

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«TORRE DAVID - Informal Vertical Communities»

The exhibition «TORRE DAVID - Informal Vertical Communities» by Alfredo Brillembourg and Hubert Klumpner (Urban-Think Tank) is an evolution of the installation on «Torre David» that was presented at the 2012 Biennale di Venezia, where it was awarded the Golden Lion. The opening is on July 12, 2013 at 7.00 pm at the Aedes am Pfefferberg, Berlin, and lasts until August 29, 2013.

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«Très difficile»

An interview with Jacques Herzog on architects in Switzerland, the exhibition hall in Basel and more, «NZZ Online», July 20, 2013

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«Vermeidbare Mängel beim Bau»

Article by Sacha Menz on the ETH Zurich study about construction defects, «NZZ online», July 12, 2013

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«Herzog & de Meuron bauen wie einst»

A report on the planned extension of the Stadt-Casino Basel's music hall which is under monumental protection, designed by Herzog & de Meuron, in the magazine «baublatt», issue of June 21, 2013

«Mitteleuropäische Raum(ge)schichten. Ein Querschnitt durch Budapest»

In the lecture series «Oskar-Halecki-Vorlesungen» Honorary Professor Ákos Moravánszky who is an expert on the architecture of East-Central and Southeast Europe speaks about the metropolis Budapest.

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«3-D-Technik verändert die Kunst»

An interview with Karin Sander on 3-D-Techniques, «Monopol - Magazin für Kunst und Leben», March 22, 2013

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Book Release - «Mängel im Hochbau»

Sacha Menz und Oliver Kriebus present their book «Mängel im Hochbau - Empfehlungen für Ausführende und Entscheidungsträger» in the ETH main building. Tuesday, July 9, 2013, 5.30 pm.

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«Bamboo – rock-hard iron substitute for the tropics»

«ETH Globe» reports about the research of assistant professor Dirk Hebel at the Future Cities Laboratory, Singapore. Bamboo composites could become an ideal alternative to imported steel in the cities of the south.

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«Freely formed concrete»

An article on the research project «Smart Dynamic Casting» of Gramazio & Kohler, in the current «ETH Globe». The research team developed a method to produce geometrically complex concrete elements, efficiently and without any additional formwork.

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«Zwischen effizienter Konstruktion und expressivem Ausdruck»

Article by Philippe Block, Assistant Professor at the D-ARCH, and Diederik Veenendaal, doctoral student at the D-ARCH, on the development of fabric formwork from Gustav Lilienthal up to the present day, in the current issue of the magazine «archithese»

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«Pressure builds for change in Britain's schools of architecture»

Tom Emerson, Assistant Professor at the D-ARCH, in «The Guardian» on necessary changes in the education of Great Britain’s architects, June 27, 2013

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«Wasser oder Tiere statt wilder Natur»

Interview with Günther Vogt on discrepancy between planned and lived urbanity, «Tages-Anzeiger/Home», June 26, 2013

«Minna Casa–Nossa Cidade»

The exhibition «Minna Casa – Nossa Cidade» (My House – Our City) was opened on June 20, 2013 in Rio de Janeiro. It displays works by the MAS Urban Design of Marc Angélil’s chair to improve the national housing program «Minha Casa, Minha Vida». Furthermore, the exhibition takes a position on the current events in Brazil.

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«Mensch und Baum»

The 17th edition of the publication series «Pamphlet», published by the Chair of Landscape Architecture, Christophe Girot, elaborates the question, which contribution the audiovisual media can make for the recognition of the «Tree Experience».

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«Die digitale Herausforderung»

Article by Silke Langenberg, scientific employee at Gramazio & Kohler, on ageing, reparability and the theoretical reproducibility of digitally fabricated architecture, in the current issue of the magazine «archithese»

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Adam Caruso - wins 1st place in the competition for an ice hockey- and volleyball-arena in Zurich-Altstetten

Architect Adam Caruso and his office «Caruso St John Architects» won first prize for their project «Theatre of Dreams», a new building project for an ice hockey- and volleyball-arena in Zurich-Altstetten, «Hochparterre», March 13, 2013

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Die 25 «Schönsten deutschen Bücher» 2013

The book «Buchner Bründler - Bauten», published by gta Publishers, was awarded a prize as part of the competition ‹The most beautiful German books 2013› by the Frankfurt Book Art Foundation.

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«Ort des Erinnerns»

A report on the Shoah memorial by Diener & Diener, the architecture office of Roger Diener, in Dancy near Paris, in the April issue of the magazine «werk, bauen + wohnen»

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«Allan Kaprow, Robert Smithson, and the Limits to Art»

The publication «Allan Kaprow, Robert Smithson, and the Limits to Art» by Philip Ursprung is a study of Allan Kaprow and Robert Smithson, two artists of the twentieth century, in their attempts to test the limits of art.

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«SMART Innovation Grant»

Dirk Hebel, Assistant Professorship of Architecture and Building Construction at Future Cities Laboratory (FCL) Singapore, was awarded the «SMART Innovation Grant» in the tune of SGD 250'000.- in March 2013. The grant supports the research of the ETH Zurich/FCL team in the area of bamboo composite reinforcement systems and will assist to help it reach the marketplace.

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«En miniature zum grossen Wurf»

The cover story of the March issue of the magazine «Hochparterre» reports on the popularity of architectural models en miniature in spite of the computer technology. A visit in the studios of EM2N, Karamuk Kuo and Herzog & de Meuron

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«Die schönsten deutschen Bücher 2013»

The publication «Typology : Hong Kong, Rome, New York, Buenos Aires. Review No. II», edited by Emanuel Christ, Christoph Gantenbein and Victoria Easton was awarded a prize as part of the competition "The most beautiful German books 2013" by the Frankfurt Book Art Foundation.

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«Ein Haus für den Kanton Basel»

A contribution on Manuel Herz, Visting Professor at the D-ARCH, referring to his teaching with students, «TagesWoche», May 02, 2013

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‹trans 22›

The new edition of «trans» focusing on ‹stance› is out now.

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«Cingapura: Cities in Circulation»

Marc Angélil recently published an essay entitled «Cingapura: Cities in Circulation» dealing with the effects of large-scale housing projects in Sao Paulo adopting Singaporean HDB-model planning practices ‹putting a clean, green, and rationalized island utopia of sorts on par with a rough, tough, and sprawling megalopolis,› in the spring 2013 issue of the magazine «Log»

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«Experimenteller Regionalismus in Slowenien 1920–70»,«Sakrale Sachlichkeit. Rudolf Schwarz und seine Zeitgenossen»

The two publications document two seminar weeks of the chair of Àkos Moravánszky where the work of Joze Plecnik, Edvard Ravnikar, Danilo Fürst and other Slovenian architects and sacred bulidings of the interwar and post-war years in the industrial centers of West Germany were investigated.

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Rudolf Manz (1932 – 2013)

Rudolf Manz, former lecturer at ETH Zurich for many years, died on April 29, 2013 at the age of 80. He held lectures of video at the Department of Architecture.

«InduCity Summer School»

Organized by the chair of Architecture & Sustainable Building Technologies, Prof. Dr. Arno Schlüter and the chair of Architecture and Urbanism, Prof. Kees Christiaanse the «InduCity Summer School» invites students of architecture and urbanism from both the ETH Zürich and EPF Lausanne to participate in a 10-day design studio to envision a sustainable urban transformation of an Industrial Area in Zug. The application period is open for potential participants until May 19, 2013.

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«Las Vegas in the Rearview Mirror – The City in Theory, Photography, and Film»

The publication «Las Vegas in the Rearview Mirror – The City in Theory, Photography, and Film» which examines the discourse of architecture and urban planning against a wider historico-cultural background is now published in English. Edited by Martino Stierli, former lecturer at the D-ARCH

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«Le Corbusiers Pavillon für Zürich: Modell und Prototyp eines idealen Ausstellungsraums»

A publication on the origins and development of the exhibition pavilion LCZH in Zurich, the today's Heidi Weber Museum – Centre Le Corbusier, edited by the Institute of Historic Building Research and Conservation

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«Der spektakuläre Messe-Neubau in Basel»

An interview with Philip Ursprung on the new exhibition centre in Basel, designed by Herzog & de Meuron on the SRF 2 broadcast «Reflexe», on April 25, 2013

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«Atelier Bow-Wow. A Primer»

The publication «Atelier Bow-Wow. A Primer», edited by Laurent Stalder, analyses profoundly Atelier Bow-Wow's architectural and theoretical work

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«Flight Assembled Architecture. Gramazio & Kohler and Raffaello D'Andrea»

The book Flight Assembled Architecture is an in-depth catalogue of the exhibition project of the same name which was developed by Gramazio & Kohler and Raffaello D’Andrea and showed at the Fonds régional d'art contemporain (Frac) Centre in Orléans, France. It presents a close exploration of the particular, and fascinating, positions of the authors and their research on architecture, system design and autonomous robotic technologies. In this, the book reveals a detailed insight into the realization of this spectacular exhibition and further equips the reader with a historical contextualization of the project.

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«ETH Zurich moulds next generation of city planners»

An article on the future city planners, educated by the ETH Zurich, «South China Morning Post», on March 15, 2013

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«Ensuring S'pore remains highly liveable in 2030»

The activities of the Singapore-ETH Centre (SEC) with regard to the population growth and the safeguarding of the quality of life in Singapore, Article on «www.todayonline.com», April 06, 2013

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Departementsvortragsreihe «Tendencies»

Lecture of Riken Yamamoto

Architects, Japan

May 14, 2013

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«Cidade de Deus – City of God: Working with Informalized Mass Housing in Brazil»

The publication «Cidade de Deus – City of God: Working with Informalized Mass Housing in Brazil,» edited by Marc Angélil and Rainer Hehl in collaboration with Something Fantastic, is going to be published soon by Ruby Press. A research-based design study based on work conducted within the MAS Urban Design program, it investigates the gradual appropriation and customization of standardized mass housing in Rio de Janeiro's once-notorious favela.

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«Common Pavilions»

The installation «Common Pavilions» that has been created for the 2012 Venice Architecture Biennale by Diener & Diener, the architecture office of Roger Diener, will be presented again in Berlin. The opening is on March 22 at 6.30 p.m. at the Aedes am Pfefferberg, Berlin, and lasts until May 09, 2013.

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«Wärmespeicher in der Tiefe»

An article on the energy vision of a CO2-free house and the B35 project by Hansjürg Leibundgut, «GEO.de»

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«Zehn Alpenhütten der Superlative»

A report on the most extraordinary alpine huts of the world, including the Monte Rosa hut of Andrea Deplazes as the hut with the «coolest architecture», «bild.de», on March 13, 2013

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Scuola, Professione, Umanesimo: Colloquium in honor of Flora Ruchat-Roncati

Lectures given by

Giario Daghini (UNIGE),

Paolo Desideri (Roma Tre),

Francesco Cellini (Roma Tre)

Follwed by a panel disscusion entitled «And what would Flora do now?» with Dieter Geissbühler, Vittorio Magnago Lampugnani, Werner Oechslin, Petra Stojanik

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«Achtung die Stadt!»

A conversation with Anna Schindler and Philip Ursprung on urban needs, values and utopias of the Swiss urban and spatial planning. On the SRF Player broadcast «Sternstunde Philosophie», on February 10, 2013

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«Rundgang durch das besetzte Areal ‹Binz›»

An interview with Kees Christiaanse on former industrial facilities as an urban breeding ground, on the SR DRS 2 broadcast «Kultur» (from 5.00 min), on February 22, 2013

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«Philippe Block: Bricks Don't Lie»

A contribution on Philippe Blocks work in Sydney as a Visiting MasterClass Instructor, where he co-taught a two-week, intensive design-build resarch studio focusing on ribbed tile vaulting, «Archi-Ninja», February 21, 2013

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«Swiss Performance 13»

The current issue of the magazine «archithese» includes reports on works by Herzog & de Meuron, Peter Märkli, Gigon/Guyer and Gramazio & Kohler.

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«Vertical and informal cities»

An article on the publication «Torre David», by Alfredo Brillembourg and Hubert Klumpner and the publication «The Vertical Village» by «MVRDV», the Rotterdam based office of Winy Maas, «domusweb.it»

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«Wohnen am Zürichsee. Neubau von Christ und Gantenbein»

A contribution on a residential and commercial building in Erlenbach (ZH), designed and completed by Emanuel Christ and Christoph Gantenbein, an article dated February 04, 2013, «baunetz.de»

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«Rising Waters, Shifting Lands»

The 16th issue of the publication series «Pamphlet», edited by the Chair of Landscape Architecture, Christophe Girot, focuses in an interdisciplinary manner on flood protection strategies.

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Adolf Max VOGT (1920–2013)

Adolf Max Vogt held the Chair of Art History at the department of architecture at the ETH Zurich. 1967 he founded the Institute for the History and Theory of Architecture (gta). On January 24, 2013 he died at age of 92. PDF

«Der Bücherberg»

An article on the so-called «book house», a public library near Rotterdam, designed by Winy Maas and his Rotterdam based office «MVRDV», «Bauwelt», January 18, 2013

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«Take your pleasure seriously!»

Annette Spiro on the apartment of Annette Helle and Patrick Gmür in Zurich, an article in the current issue of the magazine «werk, bauen + wohnen»

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«Gemeinschaftssinn und Humanismus»

Sacha Menz wrote an obituary on Flora Ruchat-Roncati (1937–2012), architect and professor emeritus for Architecture and Design at the ETH Zurich, who passed away recently, «NZZ», January 18, 2013

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«Hoch hinaus»

A report on the vision of a vertical future city, designed by Fabio Gramazio and Matthias Kohler, broadcasted on January 15, 2013, on «3sat.online»

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«Willkommen in Agglo-City»

A conversation about the urban sprawl of Switzerland and possible solutions, inter alia, with Annette Gigon and Philip Ursprung, «DAS MAGAZIN», December 22, 2012

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Doctoral Programs D-ARCH *** Application deadline: 15.02.2013 ***

Since October 2012, the D-ARCH offers Doctoral Programs. The «Doctoral Program in History and Theory of Architecture» has 4 open positions. The application deadline is February 15, 2013.

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«Karin Sander.»

The «Neue Berliner Kunstverein» (n.b.k.) presents the Exhibition Catalog and a bibliography of images of the artistic works from the past thirty years, edited by Marius Babias.

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«ETH Globe»

Reports on Torre David by Alfredo Brillembourg and Hubert Klumpner (p. 7) and the online learning platform «eQUILIBRIUM», developed by Philippe Block (p. 42), in the current «ETH Globe»

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«Die vertikale Stadt»

Gramazio & Kohler designed a vertical future city, a tower of 600 meters that provides people with living space, working places and recreational facilities, on the SF DRS broadcast «Einstein», on November 08, 2012

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«Torre David»

A television report on «Torre David», a squatted skycraper in Caracas which is being researched by Alfredo Brillembourg and Hubert Klumpner, on the SF DRS broadcast «Kulturplatz», on November 07, 2012

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Oscar NIEMEYER (1907–2012)

The world-famous Brazilian architect Oscar Niemeyer died on December 05, 2012, at the age of 104.

He continued to work as an architect into old age and realised over 600 projects all over the world.

«Vertikaler Slum oder gigantische Bauruine»

Article and interview with Hubert Klumpner on the high-rise «Torre David» in Caracas which its research just won the Golden Lion of this years Venice Architecture Biennale, «Deutschlandfunk», November 23, 2012

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«Miroslav Šik. Architecture 1988–2012»

The monograph «Miroslav Šik. Architecture 1988–2012» summarises the works and constructions of the last twenty years by Miroslav Šik.

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«Expression»

The publication «Expression. Architecture and the Arts: A Pedagogical Interaction», edited by Josep Lluís Mateo, has been published in the book series «Architectural Papers».

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«Modernism London style»

The publication «Modernism London style: the art deco heritage», edited by Christoph Rauhut, PhD candidate at the D-ARCH, documents London's architectural heritage of Art Deco. With photographs by Niels Lehmann and an introduction by Adam Caruso.

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