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08.06.2017

Mobilizing Swiss Research in Asia

ETH Zurich to serve as the Leading House for Swiss Science and Technology programme in the Asia-Pacific region. Leading Houses establish and manage international research collaboration instruments on behalf of the State Secretary for Education, Research and Innovation (SERI). Read more 

09.05.2017

Prof Philip Ursprung awarded Swiss Grand Award for Art

Prof Philip Usprung is awarded the prestigious 17th Swiss Grand Award for Art for finding, exploring and crossing boundaries and opening up new intellectual and creative freedoms through his work. Read more 

27.03.2017

Critical Thinking in the 'New World Disorder'

Critical thinking is not just about making good decisions, but making decisions for the social good. The new world disorder has only heightened the need to work together, challenge assumptions and make better decisions. Read more 

24.03.2017

Global Cities and Megacities: The New Economic Geography

17 May | FCL lunch talk features Parag Khanna,  a leading global strategist, world traveler, and best-selling author. Read more 

24.03.2017

On Air: ChannelNews Asia's Futuropolis

24 Mar | FCL researchers go on air on ChannelNews Asia's documentary Futuropolis and share our vision and approach towards the future of cities. Read more 

23.03.2017

FCL on ChannelNews Asia's Smart Cities 2.0

25 Mar | FCL talks to Smart Cities 2.0 host Jason Pomeroy about responsive cities, use of VR technology in our research and how they make cities more liveable and sustainable.    Read more 

03.03.2017

100 Resilient Cities: The Future of Resilience

8 Mar | Yumi Nishikawa from 100 Resilient Cities speaks about making cities more resilient, as we tackle the biggest challenges of future cities of urbanisation, globalisation, and climate change. Read more 

01.03.2017

Sand: An (in)Finite Resource?

Asst Prof Dirk Hebel and team ran the Engineering for Development Summer School at TU Delft on sand, prompting students to rethink sand as a building materials and its alternatives.   Read more 

27.02.2017

Using Google to map our ecosystem

Researchers in the Singapore-ETH Centre’s Future Cities Laboratory developed a method to quantify ecosystem services of street trees. Using nearly 100,000 images from Google Street View, the study helps further understanding on how green spaces contribute to urban sustainability. Read more 

22.02.2017

Google Street View reveals benefits of street trees

FCL researchers developed a method to quantify ecosystem services of street trees. Using nearly 100,000 images from Google Street View, the study helps further understanding on how green spaces contribute to urban sustainability. Read more 

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