CHAIR OF ARCHITECTURE
AND URBAN DESIGN —

PROF. KEES CHRISTIAANSE

ETH Zurich – Institute for Urban Design
ONA G41 – Neunbrunnenstrasse 50 – 8093 Zurich
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TEACHING


LECTURES


Design and Strategy in Urban Space I & II / Urban Design I & II

This lecture series imparts advanced expertise in urban planning. The main focus is to illustrate the complex manner in which various themes are embedded in the everyday practice of planning and design by addressing pressing questions of contemporary urban design practice and theory. The goal is to communicate a broad-based systemic knowledge base, which helps enable students to synthesize and evaluate complex urban design and planning problems.

 

Learning objectives

Means and potentials of urban design are depicted from different perspectives to illustrate how the city can be designed as a sustainable and humane environment. For this purpose, general basic principles and specific methods of urban design are going to be presented. The lectures will be given by members of the chair and invited speakers.

 

Lecturers

Prof. Kees Christiaanse and Michael Wagner

 

Contact

Michael Wagner