Daylight in Sustainable Urban Design

By 2050, up to six billion people are expected to live in urban areas, accelerating urban growth and increasing densification. The challenges here are the reduction of open and green spaces, the creation of so-​called heat islands in urban areas and sensitive vertical densification. The integration of daylighting More

Athena Lecture

7 March, 18:00–19:30 | ETH Zürich, Hönggerberg, gta Foyer. The Athena Lecture Series are annually held by internationally renowned female designers and researchers in the fields of urban studies, architecture, urban design, urban planning, and landscape architecture.

Unlocking the ‘Contact Zone’. Towards a New Historiography of Architecture

This research project seeks to develop a new method of writing the history of post-WWII architecture, reflecting the complexities of globalisation and its influence on the built environment. The project investigates an alternative historiographic approach by organising history around cross-cultural ‘contact zones’. This term was first used by More

Sudamérica LUS Talks

20 October 2022, 18:30 (2 December: 17:30) |  ETH Zürich, Neunbrunnenstrasse 50, ONA Fokushalle (E7), Zürich. This year, the LUS Talks will engage diverse perspectives from practitioners and theorists addressing South America’s complex social and ecological landscapes.