“One should never overlook the unexpected”
Michael Grätzel celebrated his 71st birthday in May at the Universal Exhibition Expo 2015 in Milan, and was delighted at the...  More 
Fertilize Plants Instead of Contaminating the Water
In the language of the Zulus, who live in the Durban region, “Vuna” means harvest. In fact, VUNA is also the abbreviation for...  More 
Swiss experience for China
Bilious green was the colour of the photo adorning the cover of the American technical journal Environmental Science & Technology as it...  More 
ETH Zurich: Future Cities Laboratory
In this century, for the first time, more than half of the world’s population will live in cities. Making these cities...  More 
Eawag: Lake Kivu: time bomb or energy source?
Lake Kivu, between Rwanda and the Democratic Republic of the Congo, is around one-and-a-half times the size of the canton Zurich and almost...  More 
ETH Zurich: Urban design for the 21st century – in Addis Ababa
The “Urban Laboratory – Addis Ababa” is a research initiative conducted over many years by D-ARCH and other partners, for...  More 
Eawag: Solar water disinfection for millions of people
The SODIS method is ideal for treatment of drinking water in developing countries. It requires only sunlight and PET bottles. The water is...  More 
EPFL: Master’s course in the Arab Emirates
EPFL Middle East is the first campus outside Switzerland, on which Swiss master’s projects can be carried out. The course on energy...  More