Open Fields Lunch: Landscape Habitats / HRC


Event details

Date 19.05.2022
Hour 12:1513:30
Speaker Andréa Finger-Stich, Paolo Perona, Charlotte Grossiord, Gabriele Manoli
Location Online
Category Conferences - Seminars
Event Language English

Open Fields Lunch - Landscape Habitats
The Habitat Research Center is pleased to open its three research fields to discussion during three lunch seminars on Healthy Habitats, Productive Habitats and Landscape Habitats. Offering opportunities for interdisciplinary discussions around urbanization in Transition, the Open Fields Lunches aim to foster new collaborations within the EPFL scientific community.

Following the launched call, we are happy to announce the selected speakers for the last of the Open Fields Lunches series, on 'Landscape Habitats’:
  • "Urban edges: giving places and habitats for transitions between the rural and the built metropolis", by Dr. Andréa Finger-StichResearcher and environmental consultant.
  • "EIRA - Enhancing Infrastructure Resilience to flooding using Afforestation: the case of Nouakchott city, Mauritania", by Prof. Paolo Perona (HC-LCH, EPFL) Academic Director of the Hydraulic Constructions Platform, Civil Engineering Institute IIC, EPFL and Prof. Charlotte Grossiord (PERL, EPFL), Tenure Track Assistant Professor at Plant Ecology Research Laboratory, EPFL.
  • "Modelling soil-plant-atmosphere processes in natural and urban landscapes", by Prof. Gabriele Manoli (IA ENAC, EPFL), Tenure Track Assistant Professor of Architecture IA, EPFL.
The discussion will be moderated by Elena Longhin, Postdoctoral Researcher at IUAV Venice and upcoming member of the Habitat Research Center.


Practical information

  • General public
  • Free


  • Habitat Research Center   

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