AR-674 / 3 credits

Teacher(s): Binder Signer Claudia Rebeca, Kaufmann Vincent, Mantziaras Panos

Language: English

Remark: Application deadline : 30th November 2023


Every year


The Transition Workshop1_ Theory Masterclass is the first theoretical part of a complete interdisciplinary and intensive training on the pathways for decarbonizing and resilient cities and regions, entitled Transition Workshop.



Registration fees:

CHF 1'200.- for PhD students

4 sessions of two-and-a-half day, between February to June. The Transition Workshop 1_Theory Masterclass is being held principally on site (Fondation Braillard Architectes, Geneva) and is complemented by the Transition Workshop 2_Design Studio which can be taken together with, or separately from the present course.


Ecological transition, climate change, biodiversity loss, urban heat islands, ecological history of architecture and urbanism, food systems, psychology of change, agency of change, ecological economics, ecological landscapes, bioregions.



Enrolled students will be offered the Comprehensive Transition Workshop Reader, containing the content of the Theory Masterclass and of the Design Studio.


In the programs

  • Exam form: Term paper (session free)
  • Subject examined: Transition workshop / Theory masterclass
  • Lecture: 26 Hour(s)
  • Exercises: 30 Hour(s)

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