Gesucht: Der Anwalt des öffentlichen Raums Weshalb die Agglomerationen Schlafstädte bleiben – ein Architekt und ein Raumbeobachter streiten über Strategien und Konzepte

von Dorothee Vögeli, NZZ vom Samstag, 25. Februar 2017 Optisch geht die Stadt Zürich bruchlos in die Agglomeration über. Doch dem Umland fehlt die städtische Atmosphäre. Woran das liegt, diskutieren der Wirtschaftsgeograf Joris Van Wezemael und der Architekt Vittorio Magnago Lampugnani. agglomeration_van-wezemael_lampugnani Advertisements

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Spaces of knowledge creation: tracing ‘knowing in action’ in jury-based decision-making processes in Switzerland

In this article we analyse how knowledge is generated in the design field of knowledge-based urban development (KBUD). Planners and urban designers, governments on various levels, or construction industry are dealing with complex urban realities in which places, discourses, but also specific spatio-temporal dynamics of economic, juridical and political systems come together. …

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Research on Architectural Competitions: Towards a Theory of Jury-based Decision-Making

The Special Topic Forum at hand assembles three contributions that deal with processes of sense-making, decision-making and judgment in architectural competitions. They reflect a small but growing international research community, which comprises of scholars from a range of disciplines including architecture, art history, management, geography and planning.

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