What can cities do to promote acceptance of densification?

Swiss cities are more likely to accept densification when densification projects provide affordable housing and green spaces compared to densification that is implemented through reduced regulations for housing construction. By prioritizing a socio-​ecological densification, extensive planning procedures and delays might be minimized. Read the article on ETH News.

In Gedenken an Willy A. Schmid

Willy A. Schmid war von 1978 bis 2008 Professor für Landschafts-​ und Umweltplanung am Institut für Raum-​ und Landschaftsentwicklung (IRL), der heutigen Professur für Planung von Landschaft und Urbanen Systemen (PLUS) und Mitbegründer des Netzwerk Stadt und Landschaft (NSL) an der ETH Zürich. Er hat Generationen von Raum-​ und Landschaftsplaner:innen More

Toward an Urban Policy Analysis

A new Symposium called «Toward an Urban Policy Analysis» is out in PS: Political Science & Politics edited by David Kaufmann and Mara Sidney (Rutgers University). The Symposium aims to develop theoretical foundations for an urban policy analysis built from urban empirical work.