What can cities do to promote acceptance of densification?

Swiss cities are more likely to accept densification when densification projects provide affordable housing and green spaces compared to densification that is implemented through reduced regulations for housing construction. By prioritizing a socio-​ecological densification, extensive planning procedures and delays might be minimized. Read the article on ETH News.

How will the railway look like in 2050? A survey of experts on technologies, challenges and opportunities for the railway system

The railway system can fulfil society’s current and future transportation goals; compared to other transport modes, it does that with high energy, space and resource efficiency. It can deliver high-quality transport services, superior speed, safety and comfort to most competing modes. Nevertheless, its share of the total traffic Continua

In Gedenken an Willy A. Schmid

Willy A. Schmid war von 1978 bis 2008 Professor für Landschafts-​ und Umweltplanung am Institut für Raum-​ und Landschaftsentwicklung (IRL), der heutigen Professur für Planung von Landschaft und Urbanen Systemen (PLUS) und Mitbegründer des Netzwerk Stadt und Landschaft (NSL) an der ETH Zürich. Er hat Generationen von Raum-​ und Landschaftsplaner:innen Continua

Humanitarian Planning Hub

Der Humanitarian Planning Hub ist ein Hub für Wissenschaft und Praxis zur Co-Creation von Wissen und Lösungen für ökologisch und sozial nachhaltigen humanitären Wohnraum für vertriebene Menschen weltweit. Das erste Projekt des Humanitarian Planning Hubs ist eine Kooperation mit dem Geneva Technical Hubcall_made. Der Geneva Technical Hub ist Continua

Progettazione di framework di traffico antrifragili su larga scala

Ottimizzazione del traffico Obiettivi Progettare e sviluppare un framework strutturale per unire le conoscenze fisiche alla progettazione dell’ottimizzazione di sistemi su larga scala utilizzando l’apprendimento automatico, la teoria del controllo e la simulazione, allo scopo di ottenere un comportamento antifragile su larga scala. Fornire un’istanziazione del framework per Continua

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.