EiR PD Dr. Joris Van Wezemael, Dr. Markus Nollert | Spatial Transformation Laboratories (STL)

Joris Van Wezemael was Professor of Human Geography at the Université de Fribourg and CEO in charge of mandates of a real-estate investment foundation of the Pensimo Group. Since 2019, he has been Executive-in-Residence at IRL/STL of ETH Zurich.
Markus Nollert is the founder of urbanista.ch (bureau für raumentwicklung) and, since August 2018, head of the Spatial Transformation Laboratories (STL) group at IRL. In addition to his own research activities and lectures, he is co-ordinating the continuation of teaching activities at the Department of Spatial Development.

Prof. em. Roger Diener / Prof. Marcel Meili | Architecture and Urban Design

Professors Roger Diener and Marcel Meili, along with Professors Jacques Herzog and Pierre de Meuron, form an institute of urban research called Studio Basel. As a team, they have executed projects such as Switzerland: an Urban Portrait.

Prof. Dr. Ulrich Weidmann | Transport Systems

Ulrich Weidmann has been Full Professor of Transport Systems at ETH Zurich since 1 June 2004. He became Vice President of Human Resources and Infrastructure on 1 January 2016.

Dr. Monica Menendez | Transport Planning and Systems

In October 2010, Monica Menendez was appointed Director of the Traffic Engineering Research Group of the Institute for Transport Planning and Systems at ETH Zurich. Prior to that, she was a Management Consultant at Bain & Company’s San Francisco office. She joined Bain after receiving a MSc and a PhD in Civil and Environmental Engineering from the University of California, Berkeley in 2006. Her research interests include traffic flow theory and operations, sustainable transportation, and logistics.

Prof. em. Dr. Bernd Scholl | Spatial Development

Bernd Scholl was Full Professor for Spatial Development at the Institute of Spatial and Landscape Development from 2006 to 2018. From 1997 to 2006, he was Head of the Institute for Urban and Regional Planning (ISL) (today: Institut für Regionalwissenschaft IfR) at the University of Karlsruhe and Full Professor of the Chair of the same name. He has been co-owner of a planning office for urban and regional planning in Zurich since 1987.

Prof. em Christophe Girot | Landscape Architecture

Christophe Girot has been a Full Professor of Landscape Architecture at ETH Zurich since 2001. In 2005, he founded the Institute for Landscape Architecture (ILA). In addition to his academic activities, he is a practizing landscape architect and owner of Atelier Girot in Zurich.

Prof. Jacques Herzog / Prof. Pierre de Meuron | Architecture and Urban Design

Jacques Herzog and Pierre de Meuron have been professors at the ETH since 1999. In 2001, they received the Pritzker Architecture Prize, followed by the Praemium Imperiale in 2007.

Prof. em. Dr. Ing. Vittorio Magnago Lampugnani | History of Urban Development

Vittorio Magnago Lampugnani was Full Professor for the History of Urban Development at the ETH Zurich from 1994 to 2016, and also has private architectural practices in Zurich and Milan.

Prof. Ir. Kees Christiaanse | Architecture and Urban Design

From 2003 to 2018 Kees Christiaanse was Full Professor of Architecture and Urban Design at the Institute for Urban Design at the ETH Zurich. From 2010 to 2015 he led the Future City Laboratory (FCL) programme at the Singapore ETH Centre (SEC) in Singapore, which is researching current urbanisation processes worldwide.

Prof. em Dr. h. c. Günther Vogt | Landscape Architecture

Günther Vogt has been Associate Professor for Landscape Architecture at the ETH Zurich Department of Architecture since September 2005. He has also been operating his own offices in Zurich, London and Berlin since 2000.

Prof. Dr. Marc Angélil | Architecture and Urban Design

Marc M. Angélil has been a Full Professor for Architecture and Design at the Institute for Urban Development at ETH Zurich, Department of Architecture since April 1997.