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EXHIBITION: ROSE PAVILION

OPENING 28TH APRIL 2015 18.00 PM – ONGOING UNTIL 07TH MAY 2015 The Rose Pavilion is a revolutionary restructuring of […]

project Anywhere

What if you, being here, could be a virtual presence anywhere? Project Anywhere is an intention to breach the limits […]

CAAD Tutorial: Game Engines

Towards a fully responsive design 051-0728-15L | Elective Course | CAAD Tutorial Have you ever dreamed of walking through one […]

Digital Baroque Island

Digital Baroque Island is an interactive speculative architectural installation with projection mapping and augmented reality based on Shakespeare’s Prospero. The […]

CAAD ski weekend 2015

Winter has finally arrived. Let’s find some pistes in the Alps and enjoy the beautiful atmosphere.

Rose Pavilion opening

The opening of the Rose Pavilion at the Polyterrasse of the ETH in Zurich will take place on July 23 […]

Lecture: Cod.Act

14.05.2014 // 14:00 – 15:00 HPZ Floor F Cod.Act: COMPLEX SOUND DEVICES – a Swiss media art duo (musician + […]

Lecture: Marguerite Humeau

08.05.2014 // 14:00 – 15:00 HPZ Floor F Marguerite Humeau: HYPER HD MYSTERY ZONE – A speculative designer who works […]

ANY BLOG. Desire and Design

ANY BLOG is a programming experiment that aims at the design and creation of consistent blogs by relational means, regardless […]

Probabilistic orchestra

At the end of the 10 days workshop, the MAS class put together a laptop orchestra and a live performance […]

MAS M3: Sound-coding

At the level of programming, time connotes differently when coding form than coding sound. Unlike architecture, the physical characteristics of […]

Sonix Terris Tories

Even more often than rooms, thoughts change the sounds around us and in ourselves. Our body is a reservoir, a […]

CAAD Praxis: HALFTONE

051-0732-14L Background Representations in arts and science, like paintings, engravings, but also photographs, always require a certain degree of abstraction. […]

Resinance 2.0

Resinance 2.0 is the successor of Resinance, realized six month after the first project. Its general system is building upon […]

CAAD ski weekend 2014

It might feel like spring but let’s not rush it. First we need to go and enjoy some snow in the Alps…

Woven Column

Das Projekt „Woven Column“, erforscht das Potential von 3D Druck für Architektur.

Adaptive Soundscapes

What does the wall think it is?? Usually when we think about the sound of a built environment, we see […]

Lecture: A Quantum City

What if cities are not connected in space and time? You easily can talk to them. Just by taking a phone for example. But they are species in parallel universes.

ALIVE2013 – Teaser

ALIVE2013 was hosted at the Chair for CAAD, ETH Zürich on July, 8th 2013. Speakers included: Prof. Ludger Hovestadt (ETH […]

Lecture: Takihiko Higuchi

16.07.2013 // 16:30 – 17:00 Chair for CAAD, HPZ Floor F Higuchi studied scenography at Tokyo Gakugei university and worked […]

Pictures from ALIVE2013

Pictures of the ALIVE2013 symposium on adaptive architecture, held at the Chair for CAAD on July 8th 2013, are now […]

Woodability

By crossing over different inputs, new kinds of meta-wood are being synthesized following a hidden musical score.

Resinance

Resinance is part of an ongoing series, exploring the potential use of smart materials in an architectural context. It was […]

Lecture: Lukáš Kurilla

Lukáš Kurilla 06.05.13 // 16:00 – 17:00 Chair for CAAD, HPZ Floor F Lukáš Kurilla is currently a teaching assistant […]

Lecture: Relational Textiles

When: 13.03.13 // 13:00 – 14:00 Where: Chair for CAAD, HPZ Floor F Delia Dumitrescu : Relational Textiles The relationship […]

Chinaware_Products

We are very happy with the results of our elective course students which have presented a broad variety of final […]

Manifold

CAAD-Theory Whalfach: MANIFOLD. 051-0728-13 G
Responsive architecture: designing behaviours together with guest professor Winy Maas & T?F

Morphosis

CAAD Praxis: MORPHOSIS – smart materials and architecture together with guest professor Winy Maas & T?F introduction changed to: 25.02.2013 […]

Prespecific City Modelling

In this project jDICE is used for interpolating heights over shape similarities. Example 1: 10k buildings around Orchard Rd in […]

Urban Grammars

  monstroCITY is the result of a 3-day group programming exercise, exploring Shape Grammar concepts in Processing.  Setup like a game […]

Arch_Tec_Lab

This video illustrates the contribution of the chair for CAAD to the new home for the Institute of Technology in […]

Animated Textiles Workshop

Animated Textiles was a five-day workshop held at the Swedish School of Textiles at the University of Borås from Sept. […]

Chinaware

CAAD Praxis: CHINAWARE // Digital design + Material computation 051-0733-12L // Wahlfach HS 2012 In order to develop physical models […]

PROTO/E/CO/LOGICS

Symposium from 01. – 02 September 2012.
Workshop from 27. – 31.August 2012.

Neural Network Butterfly

posted by Li Li blog: http://ubcode.weebly.com/ As an artificial intelligence algorithm, neural network has been widely used in pattern recognition […]

Materiability

The Chair for CAAD launches materiability research network. The materiability research network is a joint initiative based at the Chair […]

Material Matters

The 2010 MAS Thesis project “ShapeShift” by Edyta Augustynowicz, Sofia Georgakopoulou, Dino Rossi, Stefanie Sixt has been published in “Material […]

CAAD ski weekend 2013

The snow has arrived! It’s time to get ready to move to the mountains and have some fun on the slopes…

CAAD I HS 2012 on information

051-0713-00G | caad I | hs12

Jeder nutzt Computer. Jeder entwirft Systeme. Optimieren kann jeder mit den neuen Apparaten. Die Moderne ist monoton geworden. Die Postmoderne beliebig.

High Resolution

Meshgrammars in Processing.
Final results of the course CAAD THEORY | 051-0732-12L | WAHLFACH| FS12.

CAAD Lectures in China

  In May 2012, the Chair for CAAD met with faculty and administrators at several leading universities in China. Benjamin […]

phototropia

a self-sufficient architectural vision Phototropia is part of an ongoing series on the application of smart materials in an architectural […]

Teahouse 2.0 Workshop with NCTU Taiwan

Joint workshop “Teahouse 2.0” in the Spring of 2012 with NCTU Institute of Architecture and ETH CAAD , which explore a new threshold of computational design and digital fabrication in the realm of education.

Autonomous Materials

Manuel is invited to present his research at the Inspiring Matter Conference on Monday, 02.04.12, 2:20pm and to do a lecture […]

Keisuke Toyoda, Noiz Architects

Keisuke Toyoda is co-founder and director of Noiz architects, a Tokyo-based firm that is at the forefront of computational design and digital fabrication in Asia.

Patterned Machines

Patterned Machines is a project by Stelios Psaltis created as part of a research on coding at the MAS CAAD […]

Mesh Grammars: Studies for a Dome

How can one create a highly articulated architecture using a novel method of folding? We design a series of domes by folding a surface over and over again, using a dynamic process entitled mesh grammars.

new CAAD book

The new book about the CAAD post graduate program is available now. Beyond the Grid. A New Plateau! The next […]

CAAD ski weekend 2012

3rd – 5th February Blatten/Lauchernalp

Stella Azariadi: ‘That was a fantastic ski weekend with the best company! I miss the fairytale scene of Blatten already…’

monologue with K.L.

Monologue with Kristina Lenard is a project by Miro Roman created as part of a research on coding at the […]

Zurich International School at CAAD

7th grade students from the Zurich International School payed a visit to the Faculty of Architecture at ETH Zurich, and one stop was the Chair for CAAD.

Wireless Sensor Network Module

CAAD – Embeddedlab Wireless Sensor Network Module is a remote control system based on Arduino, Ethernet W5100 and RFM12 wireless […]

Vertiefungskurs CAAD III

Der Vertiefungskurs CAAD III nimmt aus der Sicht des heutigen informationstechnischen Milieus verschiedene architekturtheoretische Haltungen in den Blick und untersucht […]

London Trip

From Jan. 16 – 20, 2012 the CAAD MAS class will do a trip to London.

Floater at Passagen, Cologne

Floater and Chick ‘n’ Egg Chair are presented, among other works of responsive design studio at the Passagen, Cologne from Jan. 16. – 21. 2012.

Materiability

Stoffe werden gefunden, gesammelt und bearbeitet, wie vorgefunden. Holz, Stein, Lehm, Wolle, Wasser. Schlagen, brechen, brennen, sägen, fügen, weben. Die elementare Ordnung wird kontempliert.

SOM test

It is a 2D SOM for solving TSP problem and a 3D SOM for…

CAAD 1: on information

Jeder nutzt Computer. Jeder entwirft Systeme. Die Moderne ist monoton geworden. Die Postmoderne beliebig. Gerade wegen der Computer. Langeweile. Genau […]

Sleepbox

SleepBox represents a contemporary and organic piece of furniture, designed for the demands of an increasingly urbanised environment. A sinuous […]

Actuated Matter Workshop

The Actuated Matter workshop explored the application of smart materials and their ability to transform space into responsive, adaptive environments.