Nadine Antenen, Bruna Rohling, David Kostenwein, David Kaufmann | Spatial Development and Urban Policy (SPUR)

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.

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

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.

E-Bike City

E-Bike City è un progetto faro del Dipartimento di ingegneria civile, ambientale e geomatica (D-BAUG) dell’ETH di Zurigo. Nei prossimi tre anni sette cattedre studieranno congiuntamente le ripercussioni di un futuro urbano che conferisce la massima priorità a biciclette, micromobilità e trasporti pubblici. Principi Priorità a biciclette e Continua

Mehr Wohnraum, aber für wen?

6. Juni 2023, 17.30 | Karl der Grosse, Kirchgasse 14, 8001 Zürich. Bauen ist das Gebot der Stunde, um dem aktuellen Wohnungsmangel zu begegnen und Verdichtung zu fördern. Neueste Studien über den Kanton Zürich zeigen jedoch, dass der aktuelle Wohnungsbau vulnerable Menschen verdrängt.

Actors, Arenas and Aims: A Conceptual Framework for Public Participation

This paper systematises knowledge of public participation by bringing together existing concepts and theories from planning literature to conceptualise the 3A3-framework of participation. The framework presents participation as an emergent phenomenon, shaped by the dimensions: actors, arenas and aims. Each of these dimensions consists of three interacting elements. Continua

From conformance to performance? A comparative analysis of the European Union territorial policy trends in Serbia and Bosnia and Herzegovina.

As several Western Balkans countries aspire to become members of the European Union (EU) in the (near) future, it is interesting to explore to what extent EU territorial trends are adopted in both the official national regulations and spatial planning practice. To do so, we: 1) screen EU Continua

«Densifying Switzerland»: accettazione e sostegno pubblico a progetti di densificazione in città svizzere

Il progetto di ricerca “Densifying Switzerland”, finanziato dal FNS, esamina i fattori che influenzano l’accettazione e il sostegno democratico locale a progetti di densificazione nelle 162 città svizzere. La densificazione è il paradigma centrale delle attuali revisioni della Legge federale sulla pianificazione del territorio. C’è un vasto consenso Continua