March 13, 2017, Zurich, Switzerland (German only): ETH Treffpunkt Science City, Guided Tours for Children and Youngsters “Building with Robots and 3D Printers”
The spring programme 2017 focused on the digital revolution, specifically on what it means to work in the world 4.0. The NCCR Digital Fabrication offered guided tours through the world’s biggest robotic laboratory in architecture for children between 7 and 12 years, and for youngsters between 13 and 17 years.
February 17, 2017, Boston, USA: AAAS 2017, Symposium “Digital Fabrication in Architecture – The Challenge to Transform the Building Industry”
This year’s Annual Meeting of the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS), hosted in Boston, USA, focused on the theme, “Serving Society Through Science Policy.” NCCR principal investigator Prof. Jonas Buchli together with Prof. Ronald Rael and Prof. Jane Burri talked about the key challenges of integrating digital technologies within the building industry.
January 13, 2017, Zurich, Switzerland: International Workshop “Digital Fabrication with Concrete”
The potential for digital technologies to revolutionise the world of construction is seemingly limitless, and this spurred the initiation of the RILEM Technical Committee on Digital Fabrication with Cementitious Materials in the past year. In conjunction with the second meeting of the Committee, the National Centre of Competence in Research (NCCR) Digital Fabrication was pleased to invite everyone interested to an international workshop on digital fabrication with concrete.
November 29, 2016, Zurich, Switzerland: Workplace Visit NCCR Digital Fabrication in Collaboration with “netzwerk Frau und sia” und “SVIN”
The National Centre of Competence in Research (NCCR) Digital Fabrication was pleased to welcome members of the “Swiss Association of Women Engineers” (SVIN), members of the “Swiss Association of Women Architects” (netzwerk Frau und sia) as well as other interested parties on November 29, 2016, to an interesting networking- and information event in the newly opened Arch_Tec_Lab, the building of the Institute of Technology in Architecture (ITA) of ETH Zurich.