Components & Assemblies



This Teaching Unit is an introduction to a series of knowlege and issues at stake, necessary and critical, in an evolving practice of the architectural projetc at a global scale. Understanding and mastering these knowledge and technologies within a semester, thanks to a series of exercices applied to a case study already implying collaboration and constraints logics. The case study is the EPFL pavilion for the international competition of Solar DEcathlon 2017 and which pluridisciplinary team will be in direct exchange during the semester. The content of the unit is organised along the phases of the architectural project. Each session consists in an introductory lecture of 30 minutes and followed by applied exercices on the same topic. Each phase will enriched by one or two lectures from an external personality.