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.


Panel 1, 14:00 – 15:30

  • Tural Aliyev, Eawag: The Caspian Sea Littoral Environmental Change and Urban Shift: The case of the city of Baku
  • Heidi Baumann, IRL/ETH Zürich : Exploring the interplay of urban form and greenery in residents’ affective and cognitive perceptions
  • Sergio Wicki, IRL: Archetypes of social-ecological-technological systems for managing ecological infrastructure

Panel 2, 16:00 – 17:30

  • Ayda Grisiute, IKG: Ontology-based approach for harmonisingmetrics in bike network evaluations
  • Lucas Meyer de Freitas, IVT: Route choice preferences of cyclists in Switzerland: A SP-survey as part of the EBIS project
  • Zheng Chang, ISTP: Cost-Benefits Realities in High-Speed Railways: Unveiling the Economic Gains through the Market Access Approach in China


Panel 1, 14:00 – 15:30

  • Fiona Kauer, IRL: The Impacts of Rental Housing Demolition and Renovation on Displacement in the Canton of Zurich, Switzerland
  • Zheng Chang, ISTP: Firms Under the Agglomeration Shadow: The Creative Destruction Emanating from the Special Economic Zone Program in China
  • Orlando Roman, IBI: Identifying adaptive pathways for the technological shift in transportation

Panel 2, 16:00 – 17:00

  • Patrick Düblin, LUS/D-ARCH: Empowerment through placemaking? Transgressive action on the margins of Rome
  • Yves Räth, IRL: Mapping Trajectories: Uncovering Rules of Morphological Consistency in Settlements


Institute for Spatial and Landscape Development (IRL)

Prof. Dr. David Kaufmann
Bruna Rohling
Michal Switalski