Irène Elizabeth Vogel Chevroulet

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EPFL Teachers' Council
2017 - 2019
2019 - 2021
2021 - 2023

EPFL ENAC SAR-ENS
BP 4227 (Bâtiment BP)
Station 16
1015 Lausanne

Office:  BP 4227
EPFL > ENAC > ENAC-SAR > SAR-ENS

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Administrative data

Fields of expertise

Architecture Theory and History 19th -21th c
- Architect Diploma 
Uni Ge School of Architecture
- Swiss National Science Foundation Young Researcher Scholarship
- Historian MA University of East Anglia in Norwich

Japanese Architecture, Garden Art, Culture
Writings and drawings on Japanese Architecture and Garden Art since 1870
- Swiss National Science Foundation MHV Researcher Scholarship for 3 years
- Dr es Sciences Ecole Polytechnique Fédérale Lausanne

Archivist and collaborator: Patrick Berger Architect in Paris & Professor Hon EPFL - Teaching and research documentation 1992-2012

Member of the Board of Directors Foundation Sasakawa Paris

Piano since 1972 - Certificate Lausanne Haute Ecole de Musique Mention Bien 1998 - Since 2023 with Prof. Esther Walker

Ceramics 1996 - 2024 Toshiyuki Takeuchi Workshop

Japan 1983 - 1984 Social Work Teaching Calligraphy Ikebana Painting

Publications

Selected publications

Research

Teaching & PhD

Teaching

Humanities and Social Sciences Program

Architecture

Courses

Sustainable Japanese architecture and landscape

This course focuses on the circulation of the imaginary between cultures. It shows how major Western architects, landscape designers, painters and sculptors have been inserting sustainable architectural and landscape Japanese devices and notions into their designs since the 19th century.

Contemporary Japan A

This introduction to Japan's culture gives keys of understanding to facilitate students' future professional stay in this archipelago. It explains specificities of Japanese identity embedded in tradition and innovation that may create and provide sustainability - society, economy, environment.

Contemporary Japan I

Introduction into the culture of Japan - its thought and way of life - designed to foster future study of the archipelago. We elucidate the specificities of a Japanese identity that is imbued with both tradition and openness to innovation, to create sustainability - society, economy, environment.

Contemporary Japan II

Introduction to the culture of Japan - its thought and way of life - designed to foster future study of the archipelago. It elucidates the specificities of a Japanese identity that is imbued with both tradition and openness to innovation, for creating sustainability - society, economy, environment.