The NSL colloquia are a bi-annual presentation of exceptional work under a rotating theme determined by the inviting professor.


NSL Colloquium Extended Urbanisation

Organisierende Professur:

18, 19, 20 October 2023, symposium and exhibition.

More information follows as soon as available.

Symbolbild: Heavy traffic at Zürich Hardbrücke, 2021. Photo: Michael Derrer Fuchs -

NSL Colloquium: Transport Planning – Where do we go now?

6. bis 8. December 2023 | ETH Zürich, Centre and Hönggerberg. Transport planning as a discipline and practice has supported the growth processes of western or industrialized societies by identifying, assessing, and operating their transport infrastructures. In the last 150 years it was able to solve the capacity More



Luftbild Schlieren © Timon Furrer

Urbane Transformationen

Politik und Planung | Raum und Technologie | Design und Raumplanung. NSL-Kolloquium 2022|1

Inviting chair:

Planetary Urbanization in Comparative Perspective

NSL-Kolloquium 2016|2
Guests: AbdouMaliq Simone and Wing Shing Tang

Inviting chair:

De-Localize: The Power of Synthesis

NSL-Colloquium 2013|1
Guest: Alejandro Aravena

Inviting chair: