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

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Introduction to LaTeX

01-02-202201-02-2022

With: EPFL Library
Place and room: CO 121
Category: Internal trainings

The Rebound Effects from Industrial Energy Efficiency Improvements

02-02-202202-02-2022

With: Michel ZIMMERMANN
Place and room: Vidéoconférence
Category: Thesis defenses

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Stay away from plagiarism

03-02-202203-02-2022

Place and room: CO 121
Category: Internal trainings

New Climates in… Lausanne – Hidden Rivers #4 – Waters Seminar Series

03-02-202203-02-2022

With: Speakers: Sandra Soares Frazao, (Professor, UCLouvain) Tony Arborino, (Chief of the Protection contre les Crues du Rhône – SPCR department)  Qinyi Zhang (Studio Paola Viganò)  Annelies de Nijs (Agence Ter)   Discussants: Sarem Sunderland (Ph.D. ETH, LUS program) Elena Longhin (PostDoc, IUAV) Andrea Aragone (Ph.D. student, IUAV)
Place and room: Zoom
Online: https://epfl.zoom.us/meeting/register/u5cvdOusrzgrHdJb0omOmt-rmoUDTT77-4Xz
Category: Conferences – Seminars

New proximities: Digital proximities

25-02-202225-02-2022

With: Boris Beaude
Online: https://www.eventbrite.fr/e/billets-seminaire-nouvelles-proximites-173555086937
Category: Conferences – Seminars

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