OMG (Testsite, work in progress)
In order to promote psychological wellbeing for all people studying and working at The Department of Architecture the OMG (On Mental Goodness) has been established in 2019. The OMG Commission consists of students, staff, and professors and aims to make the D-ARCH a healthy and constructive place for everyone. We are responsible for understanding, More
«The NSL provides a great platform.»
Hubert Klumpner ist für zwei Jahre neuer Leiter des Netzwerks Stadt und Landschaft (NSL). Er spricht von den bevorstehenden globalen Herausforderungen und deren Übersetzung in konkrete Projekte, die als logische Konsequenz von Studierenden der Bereiche Architektur, Städtebau und Raumentwicklung in Zusammenarbeit angegangen werden.
Are Integrated Infrastructure Networks Governable in Contemporary City Regions?
Guest: Prof. Dr. Michael Neuman, Professor of Sustainable Urbanism, Faculty of Architecture and the Built Environment, University of Westminster. The very possibility of governance that is critical — in terms of providing robust human rights, meaningful participative democracy, equitable distribution of wealth, goods and services, and strong environmental More
Vintner’s House from Richterswil, Zurich, around 1780
Spatial Planning – retrospect, vision, outlook
For the most part, changes in settlement and environment take place one small step at a time. These come about according to an undefined timetable. What we perceive and experience today as our built environment and surrounding landscape was, in a large part, created years, decades or even More
Spatial Planning Concerns All of Us!
Our behavior affects the space around us. We decide where we live, how we travel and where we spend our free time. This impacts on space. Spatial planning is entirely in our hands. Spatial planning is democratic. Spatial planning allows everyone to participate. Kindly supported by Cinémathèque suisse.
Spatial Planning Creates Quality of Life
The task of spatial planning is to ensure that everyone is afforded a suitable living space. This can only happen if both public authorities and private construction companies assume mutual responsibility for the residential environment and maintain a philosophy of building as a whole. Kindly supported by Cinémathèque More
Spatial Planning Safeguards against Natural Hazards
Spatial planning prevents damage caused by natural catastrophes by indicating where it is safe to build and where, for safety reasons, building should not be allowed. Spatial planning protects human lives, buildings and infrastructure. Kindly supported by Cinémathèque suisse. Place: Davos and Linth Plain Interviews: Stefan Margreth, Institute More