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Applied Energy publishes the energy concept of HiLo

G.P. Lydon, J. Hofer, B. Svetozarevic, Z. Nagy, A. Schlueter. “Coupling energy systems with lightweight structures for a net plus energy building”, in: Applied Energy , vol. 189 (1 March 2017) pp. 310–326. Read more 


ITA Lunch Talk with Prageeth Jayathissa

Please join Prageeth Jayathissa from the A/S Research Team for a ITA Lunch Talk presentation on Wednesday, 23 November 2016. Read more 


PhD Thesis Defense by Clayton Miller

Please join the A/S Team for the PhD thesis defense by Clayton Miller on October 13, titled “Screening Meter Data: Characterization of Temporal Energy Data from Large Groups of Non-Residential Buildings”. Read more 


Singapore: Roundtable on Future District Energy Systems

On September 19, the Roundtable on Future District Energy Systems brought leading researchers and practitioners of district energy systems to Singapore. Read more 


ASF 'on air': radio interview with Anja Willmann

On the occasion of the glasstec trade fair, Anja Willmann talked to Harald Schönfelder of Deutscher Hörfunk Dienst in order to report on our Adaptive Solar Facade.   Read more 


A/S Research Team at glasstec 2016 in Dusseldorf

Starting today: glasstec trade fair in Dusseldorf including a presentation of our research and a lecture by Anja Willmann! Here is how you can find us ... Read more 


A/S research paper presented at BSO 2016

G.P. Lydon, J. Hofer, Z. Nagy, A. Schlueter. "Thermal analysis of a multifunctional floor element" presented at Building Simulation and Optimization 2016 . Read more 

3 open A&T PhD positions

The Institute of Technology in Architecture is offering 3 full-time (100%) PhD positions in the interdisciplinary Architecture & Technology (A&T) PhD program to start on October 1, 2017. Interested candidates can apply until January 31. Please view here for application details.

Out now: SBE16 Zurich conference proceedings

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Expanding Boundaries: Systems Thinking in the Built Environment

Guillaume Habert, Arno Schlueter (eds)



In this book, the reader will find the proceedings of the 2016 Sustainable Built Environment (SBE) Regional Conference in Zurich. Papers have been written by academics and practitioners from all continents to bring forth the latest understanding on systems thinking in the built environment. Read more

The conference took place on June 13-17, 2016 and was organised by the Chair of Architecture and Building Systems, the Chair of Sustainable Construction, the City of Zurich and the Swiss Federal Office of Energy.

Future Cities Laboratory

Future Cities Laboratory (FCL) is a research program at the Singapore-ETH Centre for Global Environmental Sustainability (SEC) established in 2010 by ETH Zurich and Singapore’s National Research Foundation. Involving researchers from various fields and nations, FCL aims to develop the knowledge, technologies, and approaches for a sustainable urban future with an Asian perspective. The A/S Research Team is part of FCL since its beginning. For further information on what our Singapore team is working on, visit FCL 1 and FCL 2 or check out the 3for2 project.

To visit the official FCL website, follow the link on the left.

Completed Projects

Glattal Study Diagram

The A/S Research Team engaged in numerous projects ranging from material to urban scale, from concept and design to implementation and evaluation. A selection of completed projects is listed here.

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