4D-Geodesigning Parsimonious Land Use | Research | Education | Implementation | ETH Wohnforum - ETH CASE | researchier | WALK10min.world | UV4D.world
Dr. Sibylle Wälty works as a Research Fellow, Lecturer, and Team Leader of the recently founded Urban Land Use, Design and Policy Research Studio (BALANCE) at the ETH Wohnforum ETH CASE (Center of Advanced Studies on Architecture and the Built Environment), as a member of the Institute of Landscape and Urban Studies (LUS) and the Network City Landscape / Netzwerk Stadt und Landschaft (NSL) at the Department of Architecture at ETH Zurich. She lectures within the MAS / CAS ETH in Mobilität der Zukunft on healthy 10-minute neighborhoods and parsimonious urban land use and regularly provides input from her research to various urban and landscape design classes and acts as a guest critic for final critiques both at ETH Zurich and University of Calgary. She is a Co-Founder and Co-Owner of Researchier GmbH. In cooperation with a partner, she has developed the methodology UrbanVision4D (UV4D). Furthermore she is president of the Association WALK10min and an active member of the Association Stadtlabor Baden.
She received her Dr. sc. ETH Zurich from ETH Zurich Dept. of Civil, Environmental and Geomatic Engineering, holds an MSc in Real Estate from Danube University Krems, a MSc ETH Arch from ETH Zurich, and a CAS in RID/GIS from ETH Zurich. With Researchier GmbH, she consults in various national and international real estate & urban development projects on questions of land use. With the Association Stadtlabor Baden, she co-organizes and conducts public events in the form of panel discussions, walks and the Planbar. Her research, teaching and implementation at the interface of urban economics, planning, design and policy revolve around urban land use that promotes active mobility.
Dr. Wälty's long-term goals aim to realise parsimonious urban land use based on healthy 10-minute neighborhoods in Switzerland and beyond. In pursuit of fulfilling these goals, she follows three distinct foci leveraging Geodesign:
(i) gaining a better understanding of the role of urban land use and mobility planning in steering towards parsimonious urban land use and healthy 10-minute neighborhoods;
(iii) enhancing education in urban land use and mobility planning based on multi-scale urban analysis and and urban design based on 4D modelling for multi-level governance; and
(ii) examining the impact of co-creation to promote acceptance of the needed urban transformation towards parsimonious land use and healthy 10-minute neighborhoods.
You can view her publications, outreach activities, teaching activities. Her research is also tracked on ResearchGate, Google Scholar, Scopus, and ETH Research-Collection. Her work has been covered by Tages Anzeiger, NZZ, republik.ch, reflekt.ch, Hochparterre and other media outlets.
Do not hesitate to contact her: waelty(at)arch.ethz.ch