APPLICATIONS ARE OPEN FOR THE MAS in URBAN & TERRITORIAL DESIGN
February 1–April 30, 2024, ETH Zürich and EPF Lausanne, Switzerland
WHEN: February 1–April 30, 2024
WHERE: ETH Zürich and EPF Lausanne
ORGANISED BY: ETH Zürich
The Master of Advanced Studies in Urban and Territorial Design is a joint port-graduate programme held at the two Swiss schools, EPFL (Autumn) and ETH Zürich (Spring) and taught in English. The participants receive a 60 ECTS joint degree, the ”MAS ETH EPFL UTD I.“
The Territorial Project for Social and Ecological Change
Urban and territorial design has acquired a new meaning and urgency. The joint Master of Advanced Studies at the ETH Zürich and EPFL builds an innovative urban and territorial design education addressing social and environmental challenges both within the city-territory and across wider landscapes. Engaging with notions of transformation, reuse, regeneration, reparation, and transition of habitats and ecologies, the MAS will deploy the urban and territorial project as the crucial field of knowledge production across scales.
Design and research studios form the core of the programme, where design is explored as a tool for synthesis within inter- and transdisciplinary exchange involving science, practice and governance. The extended scope of urban design teaching includes both emerging developments in urban theory and a deeper understanding of the cultural and ecological dimensions of territories. Scientific research on planetary urbanisation, postcolonial thought, and the Anthropocene will be engaged in relation to urban design, landscape architecture, urban and landscape (agro)ecology, sustainable construction, renewable energy and low-carbon mobility.
ETH Zürich D-ARCH, Institute of Landscape and Urban Studies (LUS), Assoc. Prof. Milica Topalović (Spring 2024)
and EPFL ENAC, Habitat Research Center (HRC), Prof. Paola Viganò (Autumn 2023)
Further Information regarding the programme, eligibility, application procedure and scholarships can be found here (hyperlink to: https://mas-utd.arch.ethz.ch/)