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Here are some additional texts and pictures relating to our press releases and projects.

150 years of the Collection of Prints and Drawings

Campus Hönggerberg

ETH Zurich’s Collection of Prints and Drawings is celebrating its 150th anniversary this year. To mark this occasion, it is opening up its extraordinary collection.

Campus Hönggerberg 2040 masterplan

Campus Hönggerberg

The City Council has approved ETH’s Campus Hönggerberg 2040 masterplan. This updates the existing masterplan and serves as a planning basis for the future development of the Hönggerberg campus.

Research on construction

Arch_Tec_Lab

The Arch_Tec_Lab demonstrates how digitisation can contribute to resource-efficient, compact and emissions-free construction. Six professors from ETH Zurich have pooled their research approaches and developed a prototype of the innovative building together. Research on construction

New Student residences

HWO

As well as being a site of research and teaching, ETH’s Hönggerberg campus is also set to become a place to live. When the semester gets underway in September, some 900 students will move into their new homes right next to lecture halls and laboratories. New Student residences  

Focus projects 2016

Fokus projects

Again this year mechanical engineering students have developed innovative prototypes for their focus projects. In 2016 these include an easy-to-manoeuver underwater robot, a sensor that tells patients how full their bladder is, and an exoskeleton that automatically compensates for uneven terrain.

Biennale Architettura 2016 in Venice

ETH Zurich is represented through various projects at the Biennale Architettura 2016 in Venice. A research group around Philippe Block is presenting the project "Beyond Bending" and Dirk Hebel is showing his project "Daring Growth".

 

Focus projects 2015

A wheelchair that climbs stairs, an exoskeleton that automatically compensates for uneven terrain, and a remote-controlled vehicle that travels up walls as well as along the ground; these and four further innovative prototypes are what Bachelor students achieved in their focus projects in 2015.

 

Monte Rosa Alpine Hut

The Monte Rosa Alpine Hut, conceived by ETH Zurich and the Swiss Alpine Club SAC, opened above Zermatt in September 2009. This spectacular building serves as an experimental laboratory for sustainable construction in the Alps.   

 
 
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25.03.2017
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