Department / Institute: Prof. Freek Persyn
Schönheit liegt im Auge des Betrachters – doch wie finden wir einen Konsens, wenn es um ein geteiltes Gut wie die Nachbarschaft geht? Auf einem Stadtspaziergang erklären zwei Architekt:innen der ETH, wie sie ihre Rolle im Spannungsfeld von Verdichtung, Funktionalität und Schönheit wahrnehmen. Artikel im ETH Globe (online).
A centrally located hybrid community space in Zurich, at Langstrasse 200, by the name L200, is being shaped since 2018 through a co-creation process, a series of self-organization experiments with an action-oriented participatory design process. By bridging a multitude of social worlds in a small lively place, L200 Mehr
The second volume in the ‘Chapters’ series from Brussels-based architecture firm 51N4E focuses on how design processes can be shaped through dialogue. First, it investigates their work together with two design-focused consulting firms, endeavour (Antwerp) and Denkstatt (Basel), wherein all three explore the boundaries of architecture, advocating openness Mehr
16 September 2020 – 14 February 2021 | Exhibition | Canadian Centre for Architecture. Elements of the Design in Dialogue Lab of ETH’s NEWROPE Chair of Architecture and Urban Transformation are exhibited at the Canadian Centre for Architecture (CCA) in Montreal as part of ‘The Things Around Us’.
Rewriting Architecture explores and embraces the potential of place. The book claims that the idea of ‘tabula rasa’, or creating from scratch, is no longer a viable option. It considers the quality of the existing urban and social fabric – the tabula scripta – as an inspiration, motivation Mehr
10/11 November | Workshop | ETH Zurich, Oerlikon, Design in Dialogue Lab & online. Spatial design is often confronted with an immense diversity of transformation processes. As a designer, it is often difficult to fully acknowledge this immanent complexity and find a position to intervene.
Spatial design is often confronted with an immense diversity of transformation processes. As a designer it is often difficult to fully acknowledge this immanent complexity and find a position to intervene. How can we answer questions as ‘With whom do I collaborate? How does personal transformation play a Mehr
The Institute for Landscape and Urban Studies (LUS) has been founded as part of the Department of Architecture, with the Professors Christophe Girot, Hubert Klumpner, Freek Persyn, Christian Schmid, Milica Topalovic, and Günther Vogt. It replaces the three previous Institutes for Urban Design (ISB), Landscape Architecture (ILA) and the Contemporary City Institute (CCI).
With Freek Persyn a new and experimental way of looking at and practicing urbanism came to the NSL. We questioned him on his notion on urban transformation, on his «radical openness to learn from others», his experiences in Albania, and the new «Design in Dialogue Lab» for students Mehr
The Master of Advanced Studies in Urban and Territorial Design is a new, one-year, full-time postgraduate programme, receiving it’s third cohort of participants in autumn 2023. It is taught in English and held at the two Swiss schools, EPFL (autumn) and ETH Zurich (spring). The participants receive a 60 ECTS joint degree, the «MAS ETH EPFL UTD I.».