PENS-228 / 4 credits

Teacher(s): Ferrarello Laura Filippa, Isaac Siara Ruth, Studer Melanie Roselyne, Zhang Kenan

Language: English

Withdrawal: It is not allowed to withdraw from this subject after the registration deadline.


Summary

This project uses an ethical lens to analyse the tradeoffs of extending the Geneva - Lausanne motorway. ENAC students will develop analytical skills on ethical issues from infrastructural, environmental and urban perspectives, by assessing pros (reducing traffic) and cons (higher CO2 emissions).

Content

Keywords

Ethics, Impacts, Trade Off, Infrastructure, Environment, Cities, Communication with Society

Learning Prerequisites

Required courses

None

Learning Outcomes

By the end of the course, the student must be able to:

  • * Understand ethical challenges in your discipline
  • * Identify the impact of your work, and your discipline, on people and the environment 
  • * Understanding of how interdisciplinary addresses ethical challenges 
  • * Collaborate and develop project in interdisciplinary settings
  • * Communicate your work to other disciplines
  • * Capacity to present your work in public

Teaching methods

Students will need be exposed to the following teaching methods:

  • Seminars presented by key experts relevant to the project.
  • Workshop activities that apply theoretical concepts
  • Independent work in studio settings and interdisciplinary teams
  • Peer to peer learning to stimulate knowledge transfer and exchange
  • Round table discussions with peers and experts
  • Presentation to an invited audience

 

Expected student activities

Students will need to actively participate and contribute to the following activities:

  • Panel discussions and reviews
  • Field trip
  • Expert lectures and seminars
  • Project development in workshop settings
  • Independent project development in studio settings
  • Development of an exhibition
  • Group project reviews

Assessment methods

  • Final group presentations 30%.
  • Project report 70%

Supervision

Assistants Yes
Forum Yes
Others Supervisions is one of the scheduled activities of the course. Groups of students will be supervised by a diverse range of PhDs, Scientists and Researchers across ENAC.

Resources

Moodle Link

In the programs

  • Semester: Spring
  • Exam form: During the semester (summer session)
  • Subject examined: L'éthique des grandes infrastructures : L'expansion de l'autoroute A1
  • Lecture: 4 Hour(s)
  • Exercises: 22 Hour(s)
  • Project: 22 Hour(s)

Reference week

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