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351-1138-00LPRISMA Capstone - Rethinking Sustainable Cities and Communities
Bachelor students get preferential access to this course. All interested students must apply through a separate application process at:

Participation is subject to successful selection through this sign-up process.
W4 KP4VA. Cabello Llamas, M. Augsburger
KurzbeschreibungThe goal of this intense one-week course is to bring students from different backgrounds together to make connections between disciplines and to build bridges to society. Supported by student coaches and experts, our student teams will use hands-on Design Thinking methods to address relevant challenges based on the UN sustainable development goals.
LernzielIn this intense 7-day block course students will be able to acquire and practice essential cross-disciplinary competencies as well as gaining an understanding of a human-centered innovation process. More specifically students will learn to:
- Work and think in a problem-based way.
- Put their own field into a broader context.
- Engage in collaborative ideation with a multidisciplinary team.
- Identify challenges related to relevant societal issues.
- Develop, prototype and plan innovative solutions for a range of different contexts.
- Innovate in a human-centered way by observing and interacting with key stakeholders.

The acquired methods and skills are based on the ETH competence framework and can be applied to tackle a broad range of problems in academia and society. Moving beyond traditional teaching approaches, this course allows students to engage creatively in a process of rethinking and redesigning aspects and elements of current and future urban areas, actively contributing towards fulfilling the UN SDG 11.
InhaltThe course is divided in to three stages:

Warm-up and framing: The goal of this first stage is to get familiar with current problems faced by cities and communities as well as with the Design Thinking process and mindset. The students will learn about the working process, the teaching spaces and resources, as well as their fellow students and the lecturers.

Identifying challenges: The objective is to get to know additional methods and tools to identify a specific challenge relevant for urban areas through fieldwork and direct engagement with relevant stakeholders, resulting in the definition of an actionable problem statement that will form the starting point for the development of innovative solutions.

Solving challenges within current and future context: During this phase, students will apply the learned methods and tools to solve the identified challenge in a multi-disciplinary group by creating, developing and testing high-potential ideas. The ideas are presented to relevant academic, industry and societal stakeholders on the last day of the week.

To facilitate the fast-paced innovation journey, the multidisciplinary teams are supported throughout the week by experienced student coaches.

This course is a capstone for the student-lead initiative PRISMA. (
Voraussetzungen / BesonderesBachelor students get preferential access to this course. All interested students must apply through a separate application process at:

Participation is subject to successful selection through this sign-up process.
101-0388-00LPlanning of Underground Space Information Belegung eingeschränkt - Details anzeigen W3 KP2GA. Cornaro
KurzbeschreibungUrban underground space is the undiscovered or underutilised asset that can help shape the cities of the future. Planning the urban subsurface calls for multi disciplinary professionals to work together in shaping a new urban tissue beneath our cities. The need to plan the third dimension in the subsurface is critical in making our cities future proof, resilient and sustainable.
LernzielGain an appreciation and knowledge of what lies beneath our feet and what an asset the underground is for our cities. The need to plan this asset is more complex than on the surface, as it is invisible and in parts impenentrable. We look at methods and tools to gain an understanding of the subsurface and what issues and challenges are involved in planning it.
Inhaltweekly lectures on various topics involving cities and the subsurface.
-Major aspects of urban development
-The Subsurface as the final frontier
-Historical approaches to underground space development
-Urban sustainability aspects
-Modelling and mapping the underground
-Policy building and urban planning
-Design and architecture -creating a new urban tissue
-Future cities -resilient cities
-Governance and legal challenges
-Investment aspects and value capture
-Future proofing our infrastructure
-Best practice of underground space use
-Excursion to underground facility
Skriptpresentation slides
book: Underground Spaces Unveiled: Planning and Creating the Cities of the Future, ICE Publishing, 2018, Admiraal, H., Cornaro, A., ISBN 978-0-7277-6145-3
Literaturvarious articles and books will be recommended during the course

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