Das Bild der Schweiz als Stadt greift zu kurz

Podium Swissbau 2016: «Focus 10-Millionen-Schweiz – Neue Chancen oder Dichtestress?»     VIDEO on youtube   Gemäss dem Bundesamt für Statistik leben in 30 Jahren über 10 Millionen Menschen hier. Die Schweiz, wie wir sie heute kennen, wird sich verändern. Im Swissbau 2016 Focus: «10-Millionen-Schweiz – Neue Chancen oder Dichtestress?» werden folgende Fragen diskutiert: Wie […]

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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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Assessing ‘Quality’: The unfolding of the ‘Good’ – Collective decision making in juries of urban design competitions

There is no person wise enough to tackle and understand all the systems and their interconnections in order to address a certain situation. (Boland and Collopy, 2004) Abstract The radical orientation towards the future; the notion of novelty, experimentation and creativity makes an architectural competition a fascinating object – not least for management studies.

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