The Rapid Architectural Prototyping Laboratory is the competence center for model building at the Departement of Architecture, ETH Zurich. We manage a large workshop with a variety of tools and techniques, ranging from the traditional (Wood- and Casting-Workshops) to modern ones (CNC, Digitalworkshop, 3d-Printing). Applications are invited for an
Internship Rapid Architectural Prototyping Laboratory
You’re work will involve: helping with our daily business and assisting the students with various model building tasks, project work (workshop improvements, model building, material samples) and education (seminar weeks, elective classes, shop introductions). The preferred starting date is September 1, 2018. The internship is limited to 12 months.
You should have studied a minimum of 4 Semesters in either: Architecture, Interior Architecture, Product Design or Furniture Design. A basic knowledge of general woodworking tools (table saw, jointer, bandsaws, the operation of hand tools) and a practical background of some sort is favourable. You should have a firm background in model building and be fluid in common CAD-drawing programs and layout-tools.