Yves Pedrazzini

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Senior Scientist

yves.pedrazzini@epfl.ch +41 21 693 42 05

EPFL ENAC IA LASUR
BP 2237 (Bâtiment BP)
Station 16
CH-1015 Lausanne

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EPFL VPRHO DSPS COSEC-ENAC
BP 2237 (Bâtiment BP)
Station 16
CH-1015 Lausanne

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Fields of expertise

Sociology 
Anthropology 
Urban Cultures 
Urbanism 
Violence and (in)security 
Slums / Self-building / DIY 
Urban Development in the 

Publications

Infoscience publications

Teaching & PhD

Teaching

Architecture

PhD Programs

Doctoral Program in Architecture and Sciences of the City

Courses

Urban habitat and developement

The course wants to highlight the production process of the urban habitat, as well as the dynamic of the development in built environment, in their whole complexity. It will focus on the habitat in Southern cities.

UE D : Territory and society

The TUD has as objective to familiarise students with the observational methods of social sciences by developing reflexions on the users and their relations to public and private spaces in Swiss towns. Students will develop surveys on their social a practices.

Unearthing traces - Part 1

«Unearthing Traces» proposes to explore memory processes, power structures in archival practices in relation to built environments and material traces, providing an interdisciplinary frame allowing for a critical reading of one's own archival research and its relation to a physical reality.

Unearthing traces - Part 2

«Unearthing Traces» propose to explore memory processes, power structures in archival practices in relation to built environments and material traces. This course is an on-site investigation on the material witnesses of Swiss colonialism in the built environment of Neuchâtel.

Living in emergency

This ENAC Week offers students the opportunity: to symbolically associate themselves with refugees and live in the emergency of a camp, while designing a sustainable, habitable and urbanized camp, and building there a shelter, using recycled materials and construction kits from UN.