Transition Workshop 2020: Roadmaps for resilient decarbonizing cities

Transition Workshop and Master Class 2020
July 13-24, 2020
Geneva, Switzerland



The Braillard Architects Foundation (BFA), LISD and partners launch, under the overarching cultural Programme The Eco-Century Project ®, the first international workshop to address the professional interactions, scales and methods of the urgent ecological transition in the future urban realms.

We invite you to:

  • Study the ecological transition through innovative action-research.
  • Design with experts and stakeholders for sustainable communities.
  • Join our global collaborative platform to boost your local initiatives.
  • Be an agent of change for a bio-diverse and healthy planet.

We thus contribute towards achieving the Sustainable Development goals set by the United Nations.


During the workshop, will be invited:

  • Stefano Boeri, architect, urban planner, writer, professor (Polytechnic University of Milan)
  • Dominique Bourg, philosopher, politician, honorary professor (University of Lausanne)
  • Peter Droege, urban designer, planner and urban sustainability expert (LISD), general chairman of the World Council for Renewable Energy (WCRE)
  • Werner Sobek, engineer, architect, co-founder of the German Sustainable Building Council, professor (University of Stuttgart)
  • Paola Viganò, architect, planner, director of the Habitat Research Center (EPFL)


The workshop is organised in cooperation with the Canton of Geneva, the School of Architecture, Civil and Environmental Engineering (EPFL), the Liechtenstein Institute for Strategic Development and Bureau Haus.

Deadline for applications: Sunday, March 8, 2020, 12 pm.
Selection procedure:
March 8 – 31, 2020

Applications submission:

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