Bernard Cache

BP 2142 (Bâtiment BP)
Station 16
CH-1015 Lausanne

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In the history of architecture, stereotomy is the art of designing and manufacturing complex volumes in 3 dimensions for vaults in stone or wooden bents. This course proposes a contemporary reinterpretation of stereotomy with digitals tools.

UE R: Introduction to BIM (Building Information Modeling)

This UE explores more in details, and in a more practical way, the concepts introduced during the BIM introduction course AR-484. All project different phases are addressed, with an emphasis on interdisciplinary collaboration and data exchanges.

Geometry for architects I

This course aims to reveal 3 of the founding principles of geometry. 1/ as an essential mathematic technique in the process of the conception of a project 2/ as a privileged field for parametric modeling software 3/ as a component of the history of the culture of architecture.

Geometry for architects II

This course deals with the following subjects: perspective, descriptive geometry and an initiation to projective geometry.

Human habitat : a study on the Alpine territory

The domestication of the Alps is addressed through the study of the construction methods of the built environment. A study between architecture, anthropology and territorial sciences in order to understand the contemporary Alpine 'system'.