Engineering for Development Summer School

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In July 2016 the Engineering for Development department of ETH Zurich will organize a summer school. The E4D Summer School 2016 aims to develop an integrated vision to a global challenge of today’s construction industry. The programme revolves around the depleting resource sand and the question of how to develop alternative building materials for future cities. Invited experts from around the world will share their knowledge and give insights in their field of research.

ETH Zurich invites applications for the E4D Summer School 2016 “Sand: an (in)finite resource?”. Master and doctoral students with a background in architecture, engineering, urban planning, geology, chemistry and related fields are welcome to apply. The programme revolves around the depleting resource sand and the question of how to develop alternative building materials for future cities.

The three weeks programme will take place at the TU Delft in The Netherlands, from 4 to 22 July 2016. The programme and application criteria can be found under: bit.ly/E4Dsummerschool_2016

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