Urban Transformation Project Sarajevo (UTPS)

The Urban Transformation Project Sarajevo (UTPS) aims to support the modernisation of the integrated urban planning system in Sarajevo Canton, and the creation of better conditions for sustainable climate resilient socio-economic development. The project is supported by the Swiss Secretariat for Economic Affairs (SECO) and corresponds with Switzerland’s foreign policy strategy Plus

ReHousIn: Contextualized Pathways to Reduce Housing Inequalities in the Green and Digital Transition

Together with ten European partners, the ETH Wohnforum and SPUR of ETH Zurich are investigating the complex relationship between green transition initiatives and housing inequalities in urban and rural contexts across ten European countries, including Switzerland. The EU Horizon project ReHousin aims to develop innovative policy recommendations for Plus

Scientific Researcher (w. PhD) / Senior Lecturer

The Chair of the History and Theory of Urban Design at the Institute for the History and Theory of Architecture (gta), led by Prof. Tom Avermaete, is seeking a highly motivated and qualified postdoctoral colleague. The successful candidate will join a dynamic team working on innovative research projects and educational approaches in the Plus

Prof. Teresa Galí-Izard | Chair of Being Alive

Teresa Gali-Izard is professor of the Chair of Being Alive and director of the Master of Landscape Architecture at ETH. She is a principal of Arquitectura Agronomia, a landscape architecture firm based in Barcelona. Teresa is the author of “The Same Landscapes. Ideas and interpretations” and is trained as an Agronomist at Polytechnic University of Catalonia.

DELUS began its journey in 2021, born from a shared vision between the LUS doctoral fellows Sara Frikech and Johanna Just to highlight the Institute’s research endeavours and establish a platform for engaging dialogues on pressing topics within the field of landscape and urban studies.

Situated at the intersection of architecture, landscape, and urban studies, DELUS seeks to become a platform for exchange. It engages with research based at LUS and far beyond, connecting designers, artists, scientists, scholars, and students; dealing with landscape and urban questions; and giving visibility to emerging topics, concepts and projects in these fields.

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Codes and Conventions for Future Zurich: A Propositional Planning Approach to Qualitative Densification

This 4-year project uniquely combines historical and design-led research to explore urban strategies for housing the anticipated 25% population increase that Zurich is facing in the next 20 years. A ‘retroactive analysis’ of the historical evolution of building codes, as well as of the specific urban types and Plus