Call for proposals: NRP 81, Baukultur | Project Funding


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Date 29.02.2024
Category Call for proposal
National Research Programme 81: "Baukultur"

            Pre-proposal submission: 29 February 2024
            Full proposal submission: 02 September 2024
            Start of research phase: Early 2025

CALL DOCUMENT available here.

Develop strategies and techniques to improve the quality of built and unbuilt spaces over the long term
Total budget 10.6 million CHF.

Each 5 years project should target research that can address at least one of the modules A or B, or preferably a combination of them, in addition to  module C (tandem module, mandatory):
  • Research module A: Material, technical and ecological dimensions of Baukultur in relation to social and cultural aspects (environmental sciences, engineering, urban planning and architectural expertise, energy transition, sustainable development and biodiversity).
  • Research module B: Social and cultural dimensions of Baukultur in relation to material, technical and ecological aspects (policymaking, planning, social history and sociology in relation to urban development, construction and housing/living).
  • Tandem module C for implementation: Comprehending Baukultur. Aims at establishing a process of engagement between the actors involved. Project teams are expected to set up partnerships with practitioners and non-academic organisations or institutions. The field is left open for different implementation scenarios and collaboration schemes, such as living labs, demonstrators (simulated or in the field), platforms, etc.

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