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Towards a modular architecture?
The Laboratory of Architecture and Sustainable Technologies (LAST) is the academic partner of the 10th edition of the Ecoparc Forum. Entitled “Towards a modular architecture? Building in systems for a society in transition” this forum will be held on September 6th in the Auditorium of Microcity, an EPFL branch in Neuchâtel (Switzerland). In this year of the centenary of the Bauhaus, the Ecoparc Forum 2019 joins the online platform modulart.ch dedicated to modular construction. This event will be the opportunity to bring together researchers, practitioners and public authorities to examine the evolutions taking place in urban territories.
Closing meeting of ACTIVE INTERFACES
In the context of the energy transition, the ACTIVE INTERFACES research project – coordinated by the Laboratory of Architecture and Sustainable Technologies (LAST) – provided the opportunity to develop new strategies for the concrete consideration of building-integrated photovoltaic systems (BIPV) into the urban renewal processes. Celebrating five years of fruitful interdisciplinary collaboration, a final meeting on June 4th brought together the project partners at Château d'Auvernier, one of whose buildings houses an integrated photovoltaic roof.
Exhibition of the architectural design studios of the EPFL
On May 28 to 29, 2019, the architectural design studios of the Ecole polytechnique fédérale de Lausanne (EPFL) opened their doors to the public. Entitled " Ubiquitous Exhibition – Do Make Think ", this event was conceived as a simultaneous exhibition of each design studio work during the past academic year. In this context, the studio of Prof. Emmanuel Rey presented the work carried out at different scales on the theme of the creation of a new fluvial neighborhood in Sion.