Systemic approach to Urbanization-mobility process in the RUR. How to go beyond the hub-and-spoke paradigm.


Event details

Date 07.09.2022
Hour 14:0018:00
Speaker Speaker:   Prof. Antoine Brès, Prof. Brian McGrath, Prof. Albert Pope Discussant: Prof Vincent Kaufmann, Prof. Jonathan Metzger, Prof. Mattias Qviström, Prof. Paola Viganò
Location Online
Category Conferences - Seminars
Event Language English

As part of the Lausanne Studio of the TOD-IS-RUR ITN network, and in collaboration with the Habitat Research Center, the Public Seminar will focus on how the socio-ecological transition challenges the linear approach to mobility-urbanization process in the metropolitan territory. Questioning the mobility-urbanization pluralities in the frame of the recognition of ‘generalized urbanization’ and acknowledging the paradigm shift in terms of models introduced by ecological rationality as an agent of the territorial project.

The Seminar with hold three conferences with follow-up discussion, welcoming:

Prof. Antoine Brès, Associate Professor at Université Paris 1 Panthéon-Sorbonne. Member of the Laboratory UMR Géographie-Cités. Founding partner of Brès + Mariolle Agency.
Prof. Brian McGrath, Professor of urban design at The New School Parsons.
Prof. Albert Pope Gus, Sessions Wortham Professor of Architecture at Rice University.

Practical information

  • Informed public
  • Free


  • TOD-IS-RUR, ITN network, HRC, Lab-U


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