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The White Tower: A marvel of 3D-printed architecture in the Swiss Alps

The White Tower, known as “Weisser Turm,” stands as a groundbreaking architectural marvel that has captured global attention. Nestled in the secluded village of Mulegns, Switzerland, along the enchanting Julier mountain pass, this towering structure reaches a height of 29 meters and is entirely constructed using 3D printing technology.

QS World Rankings announced best universities to study Architecture in 2023

QS announced the top universities to study Architecture and the Built Environment in 2023. The index includes around 1,500 universities and filters by different criteria, from academic reputation to the number of international students enrolled and locations across Europe, Asia, and North America.


HiLo: NEST Research Building Takes the Next Step to Sustainable Construction

The doubly-curved roof and latticed structural membranes knit by integrating advanced systems and human inputs, shape the next evolutionary step to sustainable construction. HiLo presents the attractive architecture woven by the combination of energy-resource saving construction and execution. Hilo designed atop Empa’s and Eawag’s NEST research and innovation building implemented by ETH Zurich’s Block Research Group and the Architecture and Building Systems Group in collaboration with many industrial partners take the giant leap of sustainable creations.

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