Gramazio Kohler Research
Open Positions
Modeling: reducing, testing, experiencing architecture
Immersive Studio - SS23
Immersive explorations of architectural acoustics II
Computational Design III-IV HS22/FS23
The Digital in Architecture II HS22
Immersive Studio - HIL-Z AS22
Elective course HS22
Immersive explorations of architectural acoustics
MAS DFAB: Eggshell Pavilion
The Digital in Architecture I FS22
Augmented Realities - Worldmaking 4
The Digital in Architecture II HS21
Augmented Realities - Worldmaking 3
Robotic 360° Light Painting
The Digital in Architecture I FS21
The Digital in Architecture II HS20
MAS DFAB: Rapid Clay Formations (Brunnen)
The Digital in Architecture I FS20
Seminar Week FS20
MAS DFAB: Rapid Clay Formations (Rio)
The Digital in Architecture II HS19
Robotic Landscapes III
MAS DFAB: Up Sticks
Seminar Week AS19
The Digital in Architecture FS19
Seminar Week SS19
The Digital in Architecture II HS18
Robotic Landscapes II
MAS DFAB: Rapid Clay Formations
Zero-Waste Geometry
Seminar Week AS18
ROB|ARCH 2018 Workshop
MAS DFAB: Gradual Assemblies
The Digital in Architecture FS18
Robotic Landscapes I
Malleable Voxels
MAS DFAB: minijammed
Seminar Week
MAS DFAB: Brick Labyrinth
MAS DFAB: Robotic Pavilion
Force-Adaptive Wire Cutting
Spatial Extrusions 2
Spatial Extrusions
Graded Structures 2
Graded Structures
Robotic Wire Cutting Summerschool
Spatial Wire Cutting
Extruded Structures
Remote Material Deposition Installation
Remote Material Deposition
Depth Modulations 2
Design of Robotic Fabricated High Rises 2
Depth Modulations
Complex Timber Structures 2
Complex Timber Structures 1
Robotic Metal Aggregations
Shifted Frames 2
Design of Robotic Fabricated High Rises 1
Shifted Frames 1
Spatial Aggregations 2
Spatial Aggregations 1
Robotic Clay Molding
The Fragile Structure 2
The Fragile Structure 1
Procedural Landscapes 2
Procedural Landscapes 1
Seminar Week
The Interlocking 2
The Interlocking 1
The Sequential Structure 2
The Sequential Structure 1
Explicit Bricks
The Programmed Column 2
The Programmed Column 1
Open Air Theater
Voxels 2
Voxels 1
The Opening 2
The Opening 1
The Sequential Wall 2
The Sequential Wall 1
The Foam
The Resolution Wall
Construction Hoarding
The Dissolved Wall
Domoterra Lounge
The Perforated Wall 2
The Perforated Wall 1
The Programmed Wall
The Oblique Hole

Seminar week HS22, Zurich, 2022
Immersive explorations of architectural acoustics
We are constantly experiencing acoustics in our daily lives, in our homes, working spaces, or outdoors. Every space has its unique acoustic character, which is the result of its geometry and the materials of its surfaces. It is becoming increasingly apparent that room acoustics should be included in the design process, alongside light and material, to design the atmosphere of spaces. Yet, as Raymond M. Schafer said, "the modern architect is designing for deaf. His ears are stuffed with bacon."

In this seminar week, we go on a journey to explore, experience, and understand acoustics. We will record the soundscapes of different spaces, listen to them, and compare them inside the Immersive Design Lab (IDL) of ETH Zurich at Hönggerber. We will learn how to perform multichannel audio recordings using the Zylia ZM-1 high-order ambisonic microphone, how to process these recordings using Reaper, and finally, how to use the 75 speakers inside the IDL to reproduce different soundscapes. Furthermore, experts will introduce you to the basic principles of acoustic design. Finally, we will visit SE MUSICLAB in Bern to experience how spatial audio is used in acoustic research.

Visit the seminar week's webpage for more information and resources.

Gramazio Kohler Research, ETH Zurich

Tutor: Achilleas Xydis
Students: Allenbach Carole, Bräm Elias, Du Hoi Ming, Graf Nicola, Horkulak Lewis, Li Fei, Lu Chenying, Muschiato Mariavittoria, Schneuwly Eva, Sen Shreya, Xu Linquan, Tami Kyan
Selected experts: Carlotta Daro, Jürgen Strauss
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Gramazio Kohler Research
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