Shaping the Urban Future Lecture Series & Swiss Positions Exhibition

In May 2013, Margrit Leuthold – Executive Director of swissnex India – conducted a Roadshow in Switzerland with Swiss start-up founder Barbara Maim and Ashwin Merchant, Deputy Head Swiss Business Hub, India.

Event Details


April 01, 2013 8:00 am - September 30, 2013 5:00 pm

Under the framework of the Year of Swiss Architecture Design and Engineering, swissnex India and the Indian Institute for Human Settlements (IIHS) organized a lecture series on the challenges related to the global urbanisation process and its implications for India, from April 2013 to September 2014. This included lectures by various Swiss experts from a wide range of fields including architecture, social geography, urban sociology and environmental science. swissnex India also hosted the ‘Swiss Positions’ exhibition from 11th to 20th of September in Bangalore. Swiss Positions – 33 takes on sustainable architecture, is a collection of photographs of 33 key projects from the Swiss construction sector over the past twenty years, related to the theme of sustainable development.