School of Architecture, Civil and Environmental Engineering (ENAC)

ENAC joins forces of Architecture, Civil Engineering and Environmental Sciences and Engineering to help ensure a sustainable living environment for humanity through a sound and respectful integration of human activities into the biosphere.

The faculty grasps major challenges such as climate change, global digitalization, and rapid urbanization in its entirety whilst considering economic, technical, and social demands.

Value Proposition

ENAC contributes substantially to a sustainable transition of the built and natural environment.

Our mission and goals

ENAC Sustainability challenges

ENAC aims to play a leading role in the transition to a sustainable living environment by its inter- and transdisciplinary approach and its unique collaboration of architecture, civil and environmental engineering. ENAC focuses on 3 strategic challenges:

  1. Developing knowledge and innovations to anticipate, mitigate and adapt to climate change.
  2. Reap the benefits of digitalization to serve a sustainable development of cities and infrastructures.
  3. Adopt new approaches to urbanization and innovate to contribute to sustainable territories.

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ENAC three disciplines

ENAC bring together three transformative disciplines:

  • Architecture
  • Civil Engineering
  • Environmental Sciences and Engineering

ENAC explores the potentials of interdisciplinarity to achieve excellence in the training of tomorrow’s architects and engineers as well as to place scientists at the forefront of research.

EDUCATION

Three sections to train tomorrow’s engineers.

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RESEARCH

Three institutes with over 70 laboratories.

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Innovation and knowledge transfer

ENAC promotes research partnerships with enterprises and public organizations. To encourage innovation and implement scientific knowledge, ENAC plays an active part in technology transfer and spin-off initiatives.

New initiatives by our partners and collaborators are warmly welcome! Special care is taken to establish long-term relationships of high quality. Collaborating companies and public authorities have access to state-of-the-art research teams, facilities, and equipment.

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Events

The complex winds of the Alps: an unseen asset for the energy transition

27-10-202127-10-2021

With: Jérôme François Sylvain DUJARDIN
Place and room: Vidéoconférence
Category: Thesis defenses

Imaginarium – Scientastic/GEHT

31-10-202131-10-2021

With: Nicolas Gluzman Orlane Moynat Rafael Matos-Wasem
Place and room: RLC E1 240
Category: Miscellaneous

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Smart Publishing – course in two parts

03-11-202105-11-2021

With: EPFL Library
Place and room: tbc
Category: Internal trainings

CC-BY-NC-SA EPFL Library

EPFL Data Champions 2nd anniversary meeting

04-11-202104-11-2021

With: Juan Carlos Farah Simon Dürr Francesco Varrato Eliane Blumer
Place and room: MED 2 1522
Online: https://epfl.zoom.us/j/65204147381
Category: Conferences – Seminars

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