Raplab: Casting Workshop Introduction

The Moodle course “Raplab: Casting Workshop Introduction” introduces the basic usage of the materials and techniques available in the casting workshop and explains the foundations of safe working procedures that we at Raplab follow to conduct our work.

You can enrol in this course only after completing the Raplab safety introduction. This Moodle course is the preparation for the in-person introduction. Both must be completed to get access to the casting workshop.

Who is this course for?

This introduction course is for the BA, MA, MAS, and Ph.D. program students and employees of the Department of Architecture ETH Zurich who need access to the casting workshop of the Raplab.

What will I learn?

Students will get an overview of the following topics:

  1. Detailed overview of the Raplab casting workshop (CWS) and its materials and machines.
  2. Introduction to the fundamentals of the materials.
  3. Summary of the casting workshop’s processes and machines involved in creating architectural models.

How do I complete the course?

To complete this course, users must complete the Moodle quiz after studying the learning material.
Reading through the content and completing the quiz will take about one hour.