Design Studio HS2017 | ROBOTIC LANDSCAPES

The HS 2017 Design Studio is a collaboration between the Chair of Christophe Girot and Gramazio Kohler Research. It will explore the robotic manipulation of local topography to create a new linear landscape park and sound barrier along the A2 in the lower Valle Riviera, Ticino. more

 

 

Elective Course HS2017 | IF THESE WALLS COULD TALK

Our aim is to remix Zurich’s Schanzengraben and develop a practice of urban sound design. We will capture an audiovisual sequence of the promenade and mix it with recordings of different acoustic materials and scenes. more

 

 

Elective Course HS2017 | WALLED WATERS

The Schanzengraben is an ambivalent walled space, oscillating between modern city, historic artefact and public. We will analyse this site by creating a series of well-informed sections which reveal the potential interplay that exists between the city and the waters. more

 

 

Seminarwoche HS2017 | DAS MONSTER IM GARTEN

Der Höhepunkt unserer Seminarreise in Italien ist der manieristische Park Sacro Bosco in Bomarzo. Unterwegs dorthin begegnen wir zahlreichen weiteren ambivalenten Orten wie Labyrinthen, Friedhöfen, Seziersälen und Grotten und spannen dabei einen Bogen von der Renaissance bis heute. more

 

 

Master Thesis Landscape-thumbnail-Landscape Architecture-ETH Zürich-Prof. GirotMaster Arbeit | Begleitung Landschaftsarchitektur FS17

Die Masterarbeit im Begleitfach Landschaftsarchitektur begleitet Studierende während ihrer abschliessenden Semesterarbeit des Studiengangs Architektur mit dem Augenmerk auf den Aussenraum. Es werden halbjährlich variierende Aufgaben mit unterschiedlichen Lösungsmassstäben bearbeitet. Gesucht ist eine integrative und ganzheitliche Gestaltung, die Architektur und Landschaft als Ganzes betrachtet. more

 

 

Lecture-thumbnail-Landscape Architecture-ETH Zürich-Prof. GirotLecture | Landscape Architecture I + II

The HS2017 lecture series “History and Theory of Garden Design and Landscape Architecture” deals with the historical development of designed nature, from the beginnings of cultural landscapes and gardens to 21th century landscape architecture. In the analysis of each era, the focus is on the spatial and cultural relationship between the garden, the city and the landscape, as well as the changing perceptions of nature and its representation. more

 


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Exams Lecture | Landscape Architecture III

Examination for bachelor students in architecture (‘Sessionsprüfung’): The examinations for the bachelors program can be taken twice a year, in summer or winter. It tests knowledge from the lecture series ‘History and Theory of Garden Design and Landscape Architecture’ and ‘Theory and Design in Contemporary Landscape Architecture’. Information for the written exam will follow during the semester. more