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Digital Twins for Europe’s Future Mobility 4 – 6 September 2024 | ETH Zürich, Hönggerberg, HIL E3 and HIT. Today’s design reflects the car-oriented consensus, which was formulated between the 1930’s and 1950’s and adopted around the world since then. The climate crisis challenges this orientation and asks Mehr

Urban Transformation Project Sarajevo (UTPS)

The Urban Transformation Project Sarajevo (UTPS) aims to support the modernisation of the integrated urban planning system in Sarajevo Canton, and the creation of better conditions for sustainable climate resilient socio-economic development. The project is supported by the Swiss Secretariat for Economic Affairs (SECO) and corresponds with Switzerland’s foreign policy strategy Mehr

ReHousIn: Contextualized Pathways to Reduce Housing Inequalities in the Green and Digital Transition (EU Horizon Project)

Dieses EU-Horizon-Projekt befasst sich mit den Auswirkungen politischer Massnahmen, die darauf abzielen, bis 2050 Klimaneutralität zu erreichen – neben dem Zugang zu angemessenem und bezahlbarem Wohnraum. Der Klimawandel und die Umweltkrise stellen Herausforderungen dar, die rasch und entschlossen angegangen werden müssen. Die Ökologisierung wird voraussichtlich tiefgreifende Veränderungen in Mehr

Garden of the XXI Century in Til-Til, Chile

The Garden located in Huertos Familiares, Tiltil, Chile, investigates how soil modification through changes in land management practices can build capacity ecological and social in the community, and create possibilities for the emergence of a new type of public garden in the community of Tiltil. Tiltil, which already Mehr

Prof. Teresa Galí-Izard | Landschaftsarchitektur

Teresa Gali-Izard is professor of the Chair of Being Alive and director of the Master of Landscape Architecture at ETH. She is a principal of Arquitectura Agronomia, a landscape architecture firm based in Barcelona. Teresa is the author of “The Same Landscapes. Ideas and interpretations” and is trained as an Agronomist at Polytechnic University of Catalonia.

DELUS began its journey in 2021, born from a shared vision between the LUS doctoral fellows Sara Frikech and Johanna Just to highlight the Institute’s research endeavours and establish a platform for engaging dialogues on pressing topics within the field of landscape and urban studies.

Situated at the intersection of architecture, landscape, and urban studies, DELUS seeks to become a platform for exchange. It engages with research based at LUS and far beyond, connecting designers, artists, scientists, scholars, and students; dealing with landscape and urban questions; and giving visibility to emerging topics, concepts and projects in these fields.

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Codes and Conventions for Future Zurich: A Propositional Planning Approach to Qualitative Densification

This 4-year project uniquely combines historical and design-led research to explore urban strategies for housing the anticipated 25% population increase that Zurich is facing in the next 20 years. A ‘retroactive analysis’ of the historical evolution of building codes, as well as of the specific urban types and Mehr