Holcim Awards 2014

Holcim Awards 2014

HiLo has been submitted for this year’s European Regional Holcim Awards for Sustainable Construction. The jury has already met and the final winners are expected…

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Climate KIC

Climate KIC

Got an environment-friendly building technology? Climate-KIC Switzerland has issued a call for SME vouchers worth CHF 50.000 in partnership with ETH Zurich and Empa. Applications…

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HiLo Interior

HiLo Interior

The interior of HiLo. Image: Doug & Wolf.

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HiLo at NEST

HiLo at NEST

Further energy is generated by the adaptive solar envelope; movable, modular elements employing soft pneumatic actuators. They provide shading and control the transparency of the…

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NEST by night

NEST by night

The energy concept targets zero emissions and zero fossil fuels in operation providing a surplus of renewable energy generated on site. To achieve synthesis with…

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Cable-net and fabric formed shell

Cable-net and fabric formed shell

A reusable and lightweight, hybrid cable-net and fabric formwork system allows the construction of the doubly curved roof, controlling the geometry within excellent tolerances to…

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Integrated thin shell

Integrated thin shell

The large surface area of the thin-shell roof is engaged in a similar manner. The entire roof build-up, with an average of less than 70mm,…

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