NEWS

Find out about the most recent developments at DFAB HOUSE.

How to Build a House opens at swissnex
On 12th March, the photo exhibition “How to Build a House: Architectural Research in the Digital Age” opened at swissnex San Francisco. The opening night was combined with a number of events, including a public conversation with Mathias Kohler & Benjamin Dillenburger. The exhibition, put together through a collaboration of NCCR Digital Fabrication, Gramazio Kohler
DFAB HOUSE is officially open
DFAB HOUSE has officially opened today (27.02.2019) on the NEST building of Empa and Eawag in Dübendorf. It is the world’s first inhabited “house” that was not only digitally planned, but also – with the help of robots and 3D printers – built largely digitally. The construction technologies were developed by ETH Zurich researchers in
New extended video of concrete façade mullions
To celebrate the installation of the concrete façade mullions digitally fabricated using Smart Dynamic Casting in the DFAB HOUSE, we have released a new extended video showing the entire process from start to finish. Smart Dynamic Casting (SDC) is a continuous robotic slip-forming process that enables the prefabrication of material-optimised load-bearing concrete structures using a

INNOVATIONS

DFAB HOUSE is transferring five innovative digital fabrication technologies from research to architectural application. Find out more.

In situ Fabricator
Mesh Mould
Smart Slab
Smart Dynamic Casting
Spatial Timber Assemblies
Lightweight Translucent Façade
Digital Living