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.

Discover our interdisciplinary approach

ENAC’s latest news

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.


Three sections to train tomorrow’s engineers.

Learn more


Three institutes with over 70 laboratories.

Learn more

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.

Learn more


Damage Assessment of Stone Masonry Piers Using Imaged Surface Cracks


With: Amir REZAIE
Place and room: Vidéoconférence
Category: Thesis defenses

© CAS SciFinder

SciFinder Day


With: Paul Peters, director of CAS training for Europe, Middle-East and the US
Place and room: CE 1 101
Category: Internal trainings

Symposium Lumière du Jour


With: Prof. Dr. Marilyne Andersen, Jeffrey Huang, Philippe Kleiber, Rolf Biesser, Christoph Starck, Roger Nordmann, Prof. em. Anna Wirz-Justice, Marco Neri, Cristina Gonzalo Nogués, Wrandille Henrotte, Dr. Jan Wienold, Nicolas Roy, Olivier Meile, Dr. Bernard Paule, Philippe Rahm
Place and room: Forum – EPFL Rolex Learning Center
Category: Conferences – Seminars

EPFL Webinar: Frontiers in Hydropower


Category: Conferences – Seminars

Complete agenda of events

Follow us on social media