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IAGS Institute for Area and Global Studies (CDH)

Research and teaching activities taking root in local realities across diverse contexts.

ALICE Atelier de la Conception de l’Espace (ENAC)

Landscape, Urban Design, Architecture, Public Space, Mobility Space and Infrastructures, Embodied Space

CEAT Urban and Regional Planning Community (ENAC)

Urbanism, Urban Planning, Urban Management, Public Space, Slums, Global South

PERL Plant Ecology Research Laboratory (ENAC)

Spatial/temporal dynamics of natural ecosystems, climate change impacts, acclimation and environmental memory

HERUS Laboratory for Human-Environment Relations in Urban Systems (ENAC)

Human-Environment Relations, Urban Metabolism, Social-Network/Agent Analysis, Machine Learning

IMAC Applied Computing and Mechanics Laboratory (ENAC)

Sensing, Model Updating, Asset Management, Resilience, Design Strategies

LAB-U Laboratory of Urbanism (ENAC)

Urbanism, Landscape Urbanism, Urban Design

LASIG Laboratory of Geographic Information Systems (ENAC)

GIS, Spatial Decision Support, Digital Urban Models

LAST Laboratory of Architecture and Sustainable Technologies (ENAC)

Urban Design, Architectural Design, Urban Regeneration, Sustainable Neighbourhood and Architecture

LASUR Urban Sociology Laboratory (ENAC)

Sociology, Anthropology / Urbanism, Public Places, Global South Cities

SXL Structural Xploration Lab (ENAC)

Circular structural design, Optimum reuse, Selective deconstruction/Reversible construction, Waste upcycling, Environmental indicators, Ready-for-reuse building structures, multi-purpose kits of parts

LIPID Laboratory of Integrated Performance in Design (ENAC)

Daylighting strategies, Building Performance Simulation, Comfort and health in buildings, Visual perception, Sustainability and energy-efficiency, Design support

MCS Structural Maintenance and Safety Laboratory (ENAC)

Novel engineering methods/technologies in structural engineering

SBER Stream Biofilm and Ecosystem Research Laboratory (ENAC)

Ecology, Ecosystem Science, Eco-Hydraulics, Microbial Ecology, Biogeochemistry

TSAM Techniques et Sauvegarde de l’Architecture Moderne (ENAC)

Conservation, restauration, réhabilitation, restructuration, réaffectation, extension, sauvegarde de l´architecture

DHLAB Digital Humanities Laboratory (CDH)

Data Visualisation, Computational approaches

DLAB Data Science Laboratory (IC)

Machine learning, computational social science, data mining