Università della Svizzera italiana

Microclimates and the city : towards an architectural theory of thermal diversity

Roesler, Sascha ; Kobi, Madlen

In: The urban microclimate as artifact : towards an architectural theory of thermal diversity, 2018, p. 12-24

The term “microclimate” was coined by German and British meteorologists and geographers in the first half of the 20th century. Rudolf Geiger and Albert Kratzer realized that the climate in the air layer “two meters above the ground” differs considerably between rural and urban sites. W.G.V. Balchin and Norman Pye proved that the urban climate within one city, Bath, was not homogenous,...

Consortium of Swiss Academic Libraries

Cities, Migrant Incorporation, and Ethnicity: A Network Perspective on Boundary Work

Dahinden, Janine

In: Journal of International Migration and Integration, 2013, vol. 14, no. 1, p. 39-60

Université de Neuchâtel

Cities, Migrant Incorporation, and Ethnicity: A Network Perspective on Boundary Work

Dahinden, Janine

In: Journal of International Migration and Integration, 2013, vol. 14, no. 1, p. 39-60

n this article, I am interested in the different types of boundaries emerging in a city characterized by a highly diverse population. The analysis of the personal social networks of 250 inhabitants of a small Swiss City—different types of migrants as well as non-migrants—supplemented by data from qualitative interviews brings to light the important categories for the creation of boundaries...

Université de Lausanne

ARTICULATED MODES OF INTEGRATION: THE STRUCTURING OF THE EUROPEAN URBAN SYSTEM

Rozenblat, Céline ; Pumain, Denise

In: Changing cities : international perspectives, 2004, p. 91-105

European integration is for its essential part reflected in the building of urban networks that are increasing interdependencies between cities. Evidence of this process is brought through the observation of a variety of networks whose nodes are located in cities, especially the development of international functions. Analysis of airlines networks (2000) as well as the economic linkages between...

Université de Lausanne

Tissus de villes: Réseaux et systèmes urbains en Europe : Habilitation à diriger des recherches = Urban systems and networks in Europe

Rozenblat, Céline ; XXX, xxx (Dir.)

Habilitation : Université de Lausanne, 2004.

Cet ouvrage résume 15 ans de recherches de l'auteur sur les systèmes urbains en Europe et en particulier leur rapport avec l'organisation des réseaux des entreprises multinationales