Urban Research Seminar

29.11.2023, 12:00 – 17:30 | ETH Zürich, Hönggerberg, HIL H 35.1. Urban Research Seminar is a new initiative hosted by D-BAUG with the aim of building a bottom-up network that brings together early career researchers and their ongoing urban research projects across ETH Zürich.

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

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