FS2021
Final Reviews:
Tuesday, 1 June 09.00–16.00
Wednesday, 2 June 09.00–16.00
Guests:
Petra Blaisse, Noura Al Sayeh-Holtrop, Francesca Torzo, Aura Luz Melis
June 1: https://ethz.zoom.us/j/6510163...
June 2: https://ethz.zoom.us/j/6595112...


MATERIAL GESTURE
The idea behind the research on material gesture is to shift the focus towards the process of working with a material and the unique gestures that it dictates. It seeks to find an expression of architecture as a result of intervening in the process of making.

TEXTILES
In times of constant and unpredictable change, we look at textile as one of the most adaptive and comforting materials. With the focus on textile, we can study space as an adaptive environment, from rugs and tents that can be traveled with, to technologically advanced woven fabrics that can transform to changing conditions such as climate or acoustics. Or we can use textiles that express our personal and cultural identities and lifestyles, or those we wish to connect with.

Students: Ban Paul Theodor, Barras Rachelle, Baumann Eric, Boss Amineh,Bovet Milena, Bruderer Arno, Carlier Nicolas, Corte Real e Brito Correia Antonio, Diem Alanis, Endres Nikola, Gigon Eliane, Günter Roderic, Haghighat Shoar Keivan, Henz Janine, Anna Ludwig, Nicolis di Robilant Leone Alvise, Orsi Davide, Schmidlin Moritz, Siegrist David, Stöckel Gerda, Uribe Gomez Sofia

Experts: Mariana Popescu (architect and post-doctoral researcher), Philip Ursprung (professor), Rebecca Jeffs (fashion designer), Francesca Simone (Renzo Mongiardino's grandaughter), Chiara Klinger Mazzarino (Rubelli), Petra Blaisse, Aura Luz Melis (architect), Peter Niessen (textile designer), Mitul Desai (architect and photographer), Francesca Torzo (architect)

Team: Anne Holtrop, Stephan Lando, Yuiko Shigeta, Grace Prince, Cecilia Marzullo
HS2020
Final Reviews:
Tuesday, 15 December 09.00–18.00
Wednesday, 16 December 09.00–18.00
Guests:
Manuel Aires Mateus, Annette Gigon, Débora Mesa
https://ethz.zoom.us/j/9745232...
https://ethz.zoom.us/j/9846332...

MATERIAL GESTURE
The idea behind the research on material gesture, is to shift the focus towards the process of working with a material and the unique gestures that it dictates. It seeks to find an expression of architecture as a result of intervening in the process of making.

STONE
It all comes down to this: stone is a piece of rock made usable for men – a portion of rock used as building material. The material presence is in multiple sites from the rock formation, the quarry, the building and the village. They all build up to an understanding of all sites in which the material is a constant.

Students: Bejm Pawel, Bugla Paula Marie, Dabrowski Jan Maciej, Deppeler Dominic, Fernandez Vila Roman, Ferraz Xufré Albert, Filser Leo, Gruber Leonce, Gysin Dario, Huber Mara, Jonsson Jökull, Kempf Carmen, Kwon Hyuk Sung, König Nicolas, Li Zhaoye, Lopes Daniel, Lopez Ayala Arturo, Mele Simona, Menoud Pierre, Mu Yuting, Pizzolotto Riccardo, Rohrer Luzia, Sjoqvist Linda, Skorik Anastasia, Wuite Eric, Xu Linquan

Experts: Elias and Yousef Anastas (architect), Pierluigi D’Acunto (structural engineer), Mitul Desai (architect and photographer), Fabio Gramazio (architect), Stefan Heuberger (head of the Georesources Switzerland Group), Aglaia Konrad (artist), Claudio Madonna (lab manager of the Rock Physics and Mechanics Laboratory and senior researcher at ETH Zürich), Mario Monotti (structural engineer and professor of Structural Design at the Accademia di Architettura di Mendrisio), Patrick Ole Ohlbrock (structural engineer), Pia and Sokrates Truffer (head managers of the Truffer AG in Vals)

Team: Anne Holtrop, Stephan Lando, Yuiko Shigeta, Cecilia Marzullo
FS2020
Final Reviews:
Tuesday, 26 May 15.00–20.00
Wednesday, 27 May 15.00–20.00
Guests:
Smiljan Radic, Cristina Diaz Moreno, Efren Garcia Grinda

MATERIAL GESTURE
The idea behind the research on material gesture, is to shift the focus towards the process of working with a material and the unique gestures that it dictates. It seeks to find an expression of architecture as a result of intervening in the process of making.

WEAVING AND BONDING
We currently live in a geological age called the Anthropocene Epoch, in which humans are the primary cause of permanent planetary change. Our interest in the Anthropocene Epoch centres around the invention of materials that did not exist before as they cannot be found in nature. For this semester, we focus on man-made materials that are synthesized from naturally found oil. The aim is to rethink the applications of plastics with the knowledge of contemporary research done in advanced synthetic textiles, composites and bonding materials.

Students: Cynthia Baumann, Antoine Foehrenbacher, Cindy Gloggner, Paul Grieguszies Schäfer, Sophie Hartmann, Jonas Kissling, Niels Loffing, Francesca Malventi, Luca Meister, Friederike Merkel, Sakiko Noda, Alina Pinardi, Jan Schweizer, Philip Stöckler, Kan Tong Man, Jonas Zacharias

Experts: Prof.Dr. Manfred Heuberger (Head of Advanced Fibers, EMPA), Dr. Mariana Popescu (post-doctoral researcher, ETH Block Research Group, Institute of Technology in Architecture), Peter Rütimann (application engineer and adhesive specialist, 3M), Mario Monotti (structural engineer and professor of Structural Design at the Accademia di Architettura di Mendrisio).

Team: Anne Holtrop, Stephan Lando, Cecilia Marzullo, Yuiko Shigeta