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Green Workshop: Compact city - Sustainable or just sustaining economic law?

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Green Workshop: Compact city - Sustainable or just sustaining economic law?

This workshop reviewed the concept of the compact city and evaluated and criticized the economic, social, and ecological aspects of this typology within the scope of sustainable urbanism.

Moderator: Harry Gugger; Reporter: Sanjay Prakash

Symposium experts: Shlomo Angel, Pierre Bélanger, Gwendolyn Kerschbaumer, Rahul Mehrotra, and Philipp Rode

Experts

Harry Gugger
Moderator Harry Gugger Professor, School of ENAC at the Swiss Federal Institute of Technology (EPFL Lausanne), Switzerland. Read CV »
Shlomo Angel
Shlomo Angel Adjunct Professor of Urban Planning at the Wagner School, New York University (NYU), USA and author of Housing Policy Matters: A Global Analysis. Read CV »
Pierre Bélanger
Pierre Bélanger Associate Professor of Landscape Architecture at the Harvard Graduate School of Design (GSD) in Cambridge, MA, USA. Read CV »
Gwendolyn Kerschbaumer
Gwendolyn Kerschbaumer Head of Research, Laboratoire Bâle (laba), Swiss Federal Institute of Technology (École Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne, EPFL) in Lausanne, Switzerland. Read CV »
Rahul Mehrotra
Rahul Mehrotra Principal of Rahul Mehrotra Associates of Mumbai, India, and Professor of Urban Design & Planning, Chair of the Dept of Urban Planning & Design at the Harvard GSD in Cambridge, MA, USA. Read CV »
Philipp Rode
Philipp Rode Executive Director of LSE Cities and Senior Research Fellow at the London School of Economics and Political Science (LSE), United Kingdom. Read CV »
Neera Adarkar
Mobile Workshop Facilitator Neera Adarkar Principal Architect, Adarkar Associates in Mumbai, India Read CV »
Prasad Shetty
Mobile Workshop Facilitator Prasad Shetty Founding Member, Collective Research Initiatives Trust (CRIT), India Read CV »
 

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Dense is not the same as compact
Concluding debate & findings
Visiting conceptual examples
 
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Economy of Sustainable Construction
April 10 to April 13, 2013

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