Final design presented to Empa

Final design presented to Empa

On Wednesday, January 7th, the NEST HiLo core delivery team, joined by Hämmerle + Partner and HSSP, presented the latest status of the final design…

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Chair of Structural Mechanics joins team

Chair of Structural Mechanics joins team

The Assistant Professorship of Structural Mechanics, at the Institute of Structural Engineering (IBK), ETH Zurich, led by Prof. Eleni Chatzi, has joined the team, to…

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Reflexion joins HiLo team

Reflexion joins HiLo team

Reflexion AG, has been appointed as the lighting consultant for the HiLo project. Reflexion provides lighting concepts that result from a perfect blend of Swiss…

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Bollinger+Grohmann joins HiLo team

Bollinger+Grohmann joins HiLo team

Bollinger+Grohmann Ingenieure, led by partner Prof. Agnes Weilandt, will be the structural engineer for HiLo. We are excited to work together with this amazing engineering office….

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HiLo exhibited at Dutch Design Week

HiLo exhibited at Dutch Design Week

The Dutch Design Week is an annual event about Dutch design, hosted in Eindhoven, Netherlands. The event takes place around the last week of October and…

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Construction NEST started

Construction NEST started

The groundbreaking ceremony has taken place and was attended by the HiLo Core Delivery team. According to Empa, the building’s frame, its “backbone”, should be…

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Groundbreaking ceremony

Groundbreaking ceremony

The moment is drawing close; NEST is being built. On Tuesday, August 28th, 10.30-13.00, Empa is organizing the groundbreaking ceremony. This will be followed by…

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NEST building permit received

NEST building permit received

As of May 27, 2014, Empa has received the NEST building permit. Construction will start from the end of August 2014 and the completion of…

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Lecture Prof. Philippe Block

Lecture Prof. Philippe Block

Prof. Block’s department lecture at the Department of Architecture at ETH Zurich has been posted online. It includes a large section on HiLo, specifically about…

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Innovative floor system

Innovative floor system

A lightweight floor system, featuring funicular vaulting and structural ribs, saves more than 70% of material and most reinforcement steel compared to traditional concrete slabs….

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