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LUS Doctoral Crits AS 2024 & Book Launch

30. May 2024, 12:30 – 18:45 | ETH Zurich, ONA, DiD.

Assistenzprofessur (Tenure Track) für Landschaftsarchitektur

The Department of Architecture at ETH Zurich invites applications for the above-​mentioned position. The assistant professorship is located at the Institute for Landscape and Urban Studies. Job description

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ETH STUDIO BASEL Open Access: Public Launch

7 May 2024, 16:00–19:00 | with Apéro | ETH Zürich, main building, HG F30 Audimax.

Sessions on Territory – Climate Anxiety and Mobilizing in Crisis: CLIMATE

26.2. / 04.3. / 25.3. / 06.5. / 15.5. / 22.5. 2024 | 18:00–20:00 | Public debates | ETH Zürich, Oerlikon, Neunbrunnenstr. 50, ONA E25 DID Lab.

LUS Doctoral Crits

15 December 2023, 13:30 – 17:30 | ETH Zürich, Oerlikon, ONA G41, Neunbrunnenstr. 50.

NSL Colloquium Planetary Urbanisation: Video now Online!

You missed the keynote speech of Roberto Luís Monte-Mór about extended urbanisation in the Brazilian Amazonia? Or you would like to pick and see one of the panels only? The choice is: New Urban Vocabularies, Concepts of Extended Urbanisation, Agrarian Urbanisms, Urban Design and Territories of Extended Urbanisation, Mehr

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Biocultural Cartographies

24 & 25 November 2023 | talk & walk | Zürich.

More Than Human Cinema

7.11. | ETH Zürich Hönggerberg and L200, Zürich. Featuring innovative experimental documentaries reflecting on various aspects of the built environment, this film series will take place over three dates across the Autumn 2023 Semester.

Planetary Urbanisation – Aufruf zur Tat | Agrifutures Zürich – Agrarökologisches Gestalten

Ausstellung: 6. Okt – 17. Dez 2023 | ZAZ BELLERIVE, Zentrum Architektur Zürich, Höschgasse 3, 8008 Zürich.

EPFL ETH MAS Urban and Territorial Design

Application: Mid-December 2023 – 30 April 2024. The MAS UTD deploys the urban and territorial project as the crucial field of knowledge production across scales, based on social and environmental equity and justice and a deeper understanding of the cultural and ecological dimensions of territories.

Architecture of Territory: MY WEATHER

Lecture Series | Thursday 7.12., 10:00 – 12:00 | ETH Zürich, Oerlikon, Neunbrunnenstr. 50, ONA Fokushalle E7. This lecture series sets up an agenda for widening the disciplinary field of architecture and urbanism to territorial scales, corresponding to the increasing scales of contemporary urbanisation.

LUS Talks 2023

12.10.-6.12., 18:30-19:30 | ETH Zürich, Neunbrunnenstr. 50, Design in Dialog Lab & L200, Langstr. 200, Zürich. The LUS Talks is a public lecture series, which addresses critical questions in the field of landscape and urban studies.

Plakat FCL Conference and Exhibition 2023

Future Cities Laboratory Global Conference and Exhibition

12 – 13 October | ETH Zurich, Rämistr. 101. It is no longer enough to promote innovative science and design, we need to move from research to action. Keynotes: Peter Sloterdijk, Pierre de Meuron, Momoyo Kaijima and others.

A Mettmenstetten recipe: Incorporating old and rare varieties cultivated on local grounds. Image from Tasting Grounds, a project by Xiang Lin, Nabila Larasati Pranoto, Maria Jose Castañeda Valbuena, and Emma Kaufmann LaDuc © ETH Zürich

Agroecological Repair – Food, Territory and Agriculture in the Canton of Zürich

On the highlands, across crop rotation plains and within the drained valley floors the «Agriterritories» of Zurich require immediate action for design to take back its political role within the rural. The ETH Zürich studio Agroecological Repair – Transformative Practices for the Zürich Territory (spring 23) was part Mehr

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Lively Cities

Book Launch and Doctoral Colloquium, 26. & 27.10 2023 | Lively Cities departs from conventions of urban studies to argue that cities are lived achievements forged by a multitude of entities – human and nonhuman – that make up the material politics of city making.

Researching Otherwise: Pluriversal Methods for Landscape and Urban Research

LUS Methodology Seminar, autumn 2023 | on fridays, 10-12, ETH Zürich, Hönggerberg, HIL E 67.

© Tentacular Writing and Nitin Bathla, ETH Zürich, 2022.

Tentacular Writing – A Peer-to-peer Writing Retreat

«… it matters what stories we tell to tell other stories with; … what thoughts think thoughts, what descriptions describe descriptions, what ties tie ties. It matters what stories make worlds, what worlds make stories». D.J. Haraway In September 2022, a group of 18 architects met in the Mehr

Planetary Urbanisation: Agendas for Research and Action

18, 19, 20 October 2023, colloquium and exhibition. Link to the video of this event The conference debates themes including patterns and processes of urbanisation in agricultural territories, processes of extractivism, and the role of infrastructure, movements of people, goods and resources, and the state space in relation Mehr

More Than Human Cinema: The Two Sights

3 April 2023, 19:00 | L200, Langstrasse 200, Zurich. The screening will feature THE TWO SIGHTS with director Joshua Bonnetta in presence for a Q and A.

Master of Advanced Studies ETH EPF Urban and Territorial Design

ETH Zürich D-ARCH LUS and EPFL ENAC HRC joint master programme | Application until 31 May 2023. The Territorial Project for Social and Ecological Change Urban and territorial design has acquired a new meaning and urgency. From drivers of progress to the source of planetary hazards, the impacts of cities and Mehr

Sessions on Territory: Urbanism in a Broken World: REPAIR

On Mondays, 16:00-18:00 | ETH Zürich, Oerlikon, Neunbrunnenstr. 50, ONA E7. Sessions on Territory is a series of public debates on the political economy of architecture and territory.

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Podcast: On Peripheralisation.

A discussion with Shubhra Gururani, Christian Schmid, Michael Lukas, Giulia Torino, Metaxia Markaki, and Faiq Mari How do «peripheries» form? And how does urbanization generate processes of peripheralization? Today, novel patterns of urbanization are crystallizing in agricultural areas and in remote landscapes, challenging inherited conceptions of the urban Mehr

Poster Announcement: Writing Urban Landscapes of the Antropocene

Writing Urban Landscapes of the Anthropocene

LUS Methodology Seminar, Spring Semester 2023. Fridays, 11:45-13:30 | ETH Zürich, Hönggerberg, HIL E 67.

Doctoral Crits of the Institute of Urban and Landscape Studies LUS

8. December 2022, 13:00-17:30 | ETH Zurich, ONA building, Neunbrunnenstr. 50, Zürich.

Sudamérica LUS Talks

20 October 2022, 18:30 (2 December: 17:30) |  ETH Zürich, Neunbrunnenstrasse 50, ONA Fokushalle (E7), Zürich. This year, the LUS Talks will engage diverse perspectives from practitioners and theorists addressing South America’s complex social and ecological landscapes.

Film, Architecture, and Urban Studies

19th – 21st of October 2022 | International Symposium | Zurich. Falma Fshazi, Newrope Chair, Prof. Freek Persyn, and Nitin Bathla, Chair of Sociology, Prof. Christian Schmid

Architecture of Territory: MY ENERGY

Thursday 24.11./1.12., 10:00 – 12:00 | ETH Zürich, Oerlikon, Neunbrunnenstr. 50, ONA E 7 + online. This lecture series sets up an agenda for widening the disciplinary field of architecture and urbanism to territorial scales, corresponding to the increasing scales of contemporary urbanisation.

Poster Writing-Landscapes

Writing Landscapes, Writing the Urban

Methodology Seminar | Starting 22 September on Thursdays, 14:00 – 16:00 | ETH Zürich, Hönggerberg, Rote Hölle, HIL E67.

MAS Urban and Territorial Design 2022/23

Call for applications: 28 February to 31 May 2022 | ETH Zürich D-ARCH LUS and EPFL ENAC HRC joint programme.

Sessions on Territory – Urbanism & the Countryside AGRICULTURE

28 February – 16 May 2022, 16:00 – 18:00 | Lecture Series | hybrid: ETH Zürich, Oerlikon, Neunbrunnenstr. 50, ONA E7 / Zoom.

Research Methods in Landscape and Urban Studies: Towards Sensory, Creative, and Imaginative Methodologies

Starting 24 February 2022 on Thursdays, 10:00 – 12:00 | Methodology Seminar | ETH Zürich, Oerlikon, Neunbrunnenstr. 50, ONA Design in Dialogue Lab.

More than Human. Cinema

7 March – 2 May | Film Screenings and Discussions.

Call for Papers: RC21 2022

Deadline: 31 January 2022 | Conference: 24-26 August in Athens, Greece. Panel 26 Peripheralisation: The production of ex-centric places as an ordinary process of extended urbanisation. Conveners: Christian Schmid, Metaxia Markaki | ETH Zurich, Switzerland

«For wind-turbines they prefer the burnt parts», Mount Mainalon, June 2021 © Metaxia Markaki, ETH Zurich

Climate Care, not Green Development. Blurred Notions from Lands in Transition

The contribution is triggered by the recent experience of immense forest fires that occurred in August 2021. It draws perspective and material from the ongoing doctoral research «Arcadia. Politics of land and nature at Greek peripheral landscapes.»

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Architecture of Territory: Territorial Design in Histories, Theories, and Projects

4 guest sessions on selected Thursdays, 10:00 – 12:00 | ETH Zurich, Oerlikon, ONA E7, Neunbrunnenstr. 50 + Zoom. 14.10.: Feifei Zhou (Feral Atlas): Multispecies Worldbuilding.

Philippe Rekacewicz with Alice Hertzog, 2020 © ETH Zurich

Worlds of Planetary Urbanization

22 May to 21 November 2021 | 17th International Architecture Exhibition Venice: How will we live together? | Neil Brenner (Urban Theory Lab-Chicago), Christian Schmid / Milica Topalović (ETH Zürich).

Territories of urban potentials for the Geneva region in 2050. The plan outlines the future land use strategy for a polycentric, equitable and ecological region. The project methodology serves as a precedent for the FCL Global research. Source: Team Grand Genève et son sol, M. Topalović, F. Hertweck, K. Kostka, N. Katsikis, 2020.

New Agendas Under Planetary Urbanisation: Designing Sustainable Agri-Urbanisms

What is the future of the manifold agricultural territories across the world that support contemporary cities? While discussions on urban sustainability have focused on cities and urban regions, many agricultural territories are equally exposed to rapid and far-reaching urban transformation processes with massive social and environmental implications, opening Mehr

Sessions on Territory – Urbanism as Material Accumulation

Lecture Series | On selected Mondays, 16:00–18:00 | online Zoom link: 95007725252.

ETH-EPFL Summer School: Transects Through Alpine Water Landscapes

16-21 August 2021 | Application deadline PROLONGED: 1 July  | Villa Cassel, 3987 Riederalp, Kanton Wallis.

Graphic: ETH Architecture of Territory and Goda Budvytytė 2021

Master of Advanced Studies ETH EPFL in Urban and Territorial Design

Call for applications PROLONGED until 30 June 2021. Urban and territorial design has acquired a new meaning and urgency. From drivers of progress to the source of planetary hazards, the impacts of cities and wider urbanisation processes are being recast in the public sphere. The critical examination of Mehr

Territories of potentials for Geneva region in 2050: bi-national metropolis (pink); global-local territories (dark magenta); post-fossil infrastructures (purple); metropolitan countryside (yellow); agri-landscape rooms (green); vital streams and canopies (blue); mountain parks (brown). © Team Grand Genève et son sol: ETH Zürich Architecture of Territory Prof. Milica Topalović, Uni.Lu FHSE Prof. Florian Hertweck, and Raumbureau Rolf Jenni. Cartography: Karoline Kostka and Nikos Katsikis. Illustration Karoline Kostka and Muriz Djurdjevic.

Bringing the Land Back into the City – Possibilities for Ecological Transition in Geneva

With a fast population increase and a high housing demand projected to continue in the coming decades, Geneva encounters a profound challenge. Since decades, the city has been spilling over across the national border. Urban growth and land consumption in the Canton and in the French part of Mehr

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Architecture of Territory: Territorial Design in Histories, Theories and Projects

Lecture Series | 5 sessions on selected Thursdays, 10:00–12:00 | via Zoom. This lecture series sets up an agenda for widening the disciplinary field of architecture and urbanism from their focus on the city, or the urban in the narrow sense, to wider territorial scales, which correspond to Mehr

A promenade through hidden landscapes © Metaxia Markaki & Simona Ferrari

Landscape In-Between. A River and a Backyard

Could we imagine extending the concept of participation beyond the social and civic aspects of a community? Could we go far enough to include non-humans, landscapes, histories, ecologies and the environment in which a community is rooted? What kind of new constellations would this imply and what possibilities Mehr

Landscape In-Between: A River and a Backyard

Addressing the former industrial area of Acetati in Verbania (IT), on the northern Italian shore of Lago Maggiore, the project sets out to explore the ambiguous nature of contemporary residual landscapes. With an attitude of carefully collecting and radically exposing materials, flows, historical layers and traces of production, Mehr

ABGESAGT Belgrade Unbuilt / Negrađeni Beograd. Discovering Nature in the Era of the Anthropocene

Summer 2020, Belgrade, Serbia | 6 international design workshops on architecture and territory. Workshop 1: 21 April–25 April 2020 with Bas Princen. Workshop 2: 29 June–4 July 2020 with Momoyo Kaijima. Workshop 3–6: (tbc). A series of consecutive research and design workshops dedicated to the future of Belgrade’s Mehr

Sessions on Territory – Beyond Techno-fix

5 sessions on selected Mondays, 16:00–18:00 | Architecture of Territory, Prof. Milica Topalović Lecture Series | ETH Zurich, Oerlikon, ONA Focushalle E7, Neunbrunnenstrasse 50.

POSTPONED: Prospective Visions for Greater Geneva Region. Inhabiting the City-Landscape of the 21st Century

24 March | Inhabiting the City-Landscape of the 21st Century | Geneva. Initiated by the Braillard Architectural Foundation in October 2018, the Greater Geneva Consultation has charged seven interdisciplinary teams to rethink the cross-border metropolis to respond to the challenges of the ecological transition.

Zürich Walkabout: Roaming through the Unbuilt (photo: Nazlı Tümerdem)

Walking in the Territory

Can we, as researchers of the territory, still investigate and learn about our built and the unbuilt environments through direct experience? Can we rely merely on digital cartographies, or should we still be explorers who embark on journeys of discovery? We have tried to answer these questions by Mehr



27.11.2019, 14.30–16.00 | ONA Focushalle E7, Neunbrunnenstr. 50, 8050 Zürich (Oerlikon). In conversation with Marc Angélil, Arno Brandlhuber, Charlotte Malterre Barthes, and Milica Topalović. KELLER EASTERLING is an architect, professor at Yale, and one of the most eloquent theorists of architecture and design. In ‘Medium Design’ (Strelka Press, 2018) Easterling argues that design tools are often inadequate to Mehr

Projects on Territory: Dichte Geschichte

Die Debatte um Dichte in der Schweiz ist nicht neu. Tatsächlich ist sie älter und stärker verwurzelt im Fachdiskurs als oft angenommen wird: sie entbrannte stets in Phasen starken Bevölkerungswachstums, das oft mit der unkontrollierten Zersiedelung des Kulturlandes und erhöhter Landspekulation einherging. Noch bevor das Wort «Dichte» im Mehr