Prospective Visions for Greater Geneva
Fondation Braillard Architectes invited 7 international teams for spatial solutions – urban-architectural and landscape – in support of the ecological transition of urban territories for Greater Geneva. In order to develop scenarios of evolution by the project for the Franco-Valdo-Geneva agglomeration by 2050. Its character is based on the three pillars of sustainable development, namely the environment, the social and the economy. Systematica is part of the international design team led by SBA (Stefano Boeri Architects) and including Michel Desvigne, Baukuh, Bollinger+Grohmann and Armin Linke, among others.
The Greater Geneva (Grand Genève) is a vast territory of 2,000 sq Km including the Swiss cantons of Geneva and Vaud, and the French departments of Ain and Haute-Savoie. Composed of the Canton of Geneva, the District of Nyon and the Pôle métropolitain du Genevois français (French part of Greater Geneva), the territory includes 212 municipalities in total, with Geneva being the main city and the heart of the agglomeration. Greater Geneva will have a considerable demographic increase 0f 500,000 people expected for the 2050. The consultation is expected to propose solutions for lowering CO2 emissions and reducing the ecological footprint. Systematica provided an integrated and comprehensive mobility study and proposal for the Greater Geneva 2050.
Read more about the “Vision for Greater Geneva” on the official website of Fondation Braillard Architectes