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Be an urban planner in French-speaking Switzerland. Description of a changing professional field

Research fields Urban studies
Keywords Urban planning
Professional training
Socio-demography
Funding Republic and Canton of Geneva, Swiss Network for the Study of Urban Planning Professions
Duration October 2017 - January 2019
Website https://serval.unil.ch/resource/serval:BIB_372B052FD8D0.P002/REF
Researchers Mager Christophe (Senior lecturer) [web] [email]

To restitute:

  • the nature of urban planning discipline;
  • the stakes of structuring urban planning as a professional fact;
  • the contemporary field of urban planning in French-speaking Switzerland
  • the demographic structure of urban planning professions in French-speaking Switzerland, as well as the tensions that seem to be at the root of new demands for skills and training.