The story “marble architecture power” on the Explora online platform by the ETH Library traces the history of marble used in architecture in different eras.
Smart technology needs smart users
What’s the point of smart assistants and intelligent electricity meters if people don’t use them correctly? In order to cope with the energy transition, we need a combination of digital technologies and smart user behaviour – and the social sciences can help.
The impact of solar lighting in rural Kenya
While climate change has led many high-income countries to increase their efforts to improve energy efficiency and to invest in renewable energies, households in low-income countries still face another energy challenge: more than 1 billion people lack access to electricity. Could solar lights offer a solution?