EPFL / Alice


EPFL / ALICE – Atelier de la conception de l’espace


Prof. Dieter Dietz

Educated at the Swiss Federal Institute of Technology, Zurich (Arch. Degree 1991), Dieter Dietz also studied at the Cooper Union in New York with Diller/Scofidio. Since 2006, he is Associate Professor for Architectural Design at EPFL, director of the ALICE laboratory in the ENAC faculty. He collaborates with the ALICE team on research projects at diverse scales with labs inside and outside EPFL.


Contact: dieter[dot]dietz[at]epfl[dot]ch


Caroline Dionne (Architect scientist & lecturer)

Caroline Dionne is interested in questions of language and architecture – her work generally dwells in between words and buildings. She holds a doctorate in the History & Theory of Architecture Program, McGill University, Montréal (PhD. Arch 2006). Her thesis examines issues of spatial perception and language in the writings and scientific works of 19th century author Lewis Carroll. She is also co-founder of and artistic coordinator at Espace TILT in Renens.


Thomas Favre-Bulle (Doctoral assistant & lecturer)

Graduated in architecture (M.Sc) from the Swiss Federal Institute of Technology in Lausanne (EPFL) and bachelored in law (B.Law) from the University of Paris 1 Panthéon-Sorbonne, Thomas Favre-Bulle started under the supervision of Pr. Dieter Dietz a doctoral thesis on the spatial dimensions of law. He is in charge with Shin Koseki of the Teaching Unit Spatial Strategies.