Public Lectures CAS Regenerative Materials 2024

30. Januar 2024

02. Februar 2024

04. März 2024

After three successful editions in 2020 - 2023 the CAS ETH in Regenerative Materials is back for a next chapter in 2024. Like the others, this edition will be colorful and full of interesting encounters.


In each Module, we will invite you to public lectures broadcasted online. Here are the dates:


  • Monday 04.03.2024 - 16h- 17h (UTC+1)

Christof Ziegert


Prof. Dr.- Ing. Christof Ziegert is a bricklayer and civil engineer, co- founder of ZRS – Architekten Ingenieure in Berlin.
He completed his doctorate at the Technical University of Berlin after several years of professional experience in the field of damage and renovation of historic solid earth constructions.
The focus of his professional activities today is the planning and assessment of earthen buildings in Germany and abroad.
He is currently chairman of ICOMOS- ISCAE and Honorary professor at the FH Potsdam.
He also a publicly appointed and sworn expert for "Damage in earthen buildings" by the Berlin Chamber of Industry and Commerce, board member of the German earth building organization and chairman of the earth building standards committee at the German Standard Institute.
He will present the recent developments on earthen product regulations in Germany.

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  • Friday 02.02.2024 - 11h-​12h (UTC+1)

Fabian Hörmann

THE REAL DEAL – Post-​Fossil Construction for Game Changers

Palmas. From 2009 to 2022, he was an associate at the architecture firm EM2N. In 2022, he founded YR22 regenerative architecture + urbanism in Zurich. He also teaches at FHNW in Basel and at HFT in Stuttgart.
Fabian Hörmann participated in the CAS ETH Regenerative Materials – Essentials in 2021 and decided to extend his commitment by launching the multi-​media project “The Real Deal – Post-​Fossil Construction for Game Changers” to convince decision makers from real estate, finance and politics on different channels.
He will explain the process and content of the book which was recently published with RUBY PRESS and the upcoming activities.

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  • Tuesday 30.01.2024 - 15h30-​16h30 (UTC+1)

Christophe Aubertin


Christophe Aubertin is Architect. He studied in ENSA Nancy where he is teaching now. His architectural practice takes mainly part in the collective office Studiolada, he co-​founded in 2009. He received many distinctions for his projects, each reaching new benchmarks for sustainability. As a matter of fact, he also studied in the School for timber technologies and industries ENSTIB in France, allowing him to design high quality timber structures with a rational use of resources. The collective process of his design is fascinating, and the projects are very much appreciated by the users.

He will present some of his projects and explain how his practice is evolving to face our world in transition.

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ETH Zurich
Chair of Sustainable Construction