Yves Pedrazzini

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

Web site:  Web site:  https://lasur.epfl.ch/

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Administrative data

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

Academic Direction of Faculty Programm

Courses

Urban habitat and developement

Focusing on the housing of the Poorest in Southern countries and contexts of crises due to natural disasters or wars, in particular architecture of emergency (slums, refugee camps...), the course proposes a critical analysis of global urbanization in 21st Century.

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.

Living in emergency

PENS-217 offers a technical and social understanding of emergency housing. To do this, it will be a question of designing a habitable refugee camp, then building a shelter and its sanitation equipment using a kit of materials of the type distributed as a humanitarian response.

Ludic streets

This course focuses on the design of public space and its relationship to uses. Through the lens of the child's place in the city, students will construct playful installations in the context of a street redesign program led by the City of Lausanne.