Dunja Kovari is a keynote speaker at this year's UN-Habitat National Urban Forum in Baku, which will take place on October 5-6, 2022. Her contribution will focus on carbon-neutral approaches for more inclusive, resilient, smart and sustainable urbanization using the example of urban development projects by sa_partners in Azerbaijan
Following the growth of the agency in Zurich, Angela Wiest was appointed to senior associate. Angela joined the team in 2016 and rapidly developed extensive urban planning skills. As sa_p’s youngest cadre member, she was trained at ETH Zurich and brings a diverse background from urban policy to architecture. She strengthens the company's multidisciplinary profile and fosters the development of sa_p's future strategy.
It‘s time for action! As part of the UN-Habitat World Urban Forum #WUF11 our city laboratory on the ecological transformation in Azerbaijan is presented in Katowice, Poland. We could not be prouder that Swiss innovation is shared with top representatives of national governments, NGOs as well as multinational companies and academics.
Our gratitude goes to our local and international partners as well as to the State Committee of Urban Planning and Architecture of the Republic of Azerbaijan #SCUPA for the opportunity to be part of this extraordinary master plan project in Zangilan and Qubadli.
As the winner of a two-stage, international tender, sa_partners was commissioned by the State of Azerbaijan to develop a master plan for Gubadly and Zangilan cities of Eastern Zangazur Economic region of Azerbaijan.
The core of the assignment is the repositioning and formulation of a vision, the elaboration of an urban master plan and the development of key buildings for both cities.
sa_p will be working closely with international partners on architecture and infrastructure. In addition, a renowned local partner will be supporting the project team.
Notre documentation sur le climat urbain est désormais également disponible en français! L’intérêt suscité par la publication de « 12 Regeln für ein gutes Stadtklima » en Suisse allemande nous a encouragé à publier une nouvelle version de la brochure en français et à élargir notre champ d’action à la Suisse romande.
In collaboration with various representatives of the Federal Office for Spatial Development, the Gottlieb Duttweiler Institute, the Paul Scherrer Institute, Avenir Suisse and the University of Zurich, sa_partners conducted a Future Lab as part of the federal government's model project for digital transformation in rural areas. The ideas from the Future Lab form the foundation for the digitalization strategy of the peripherally located region around Bad Zurzach.
sa_p has been awarded the contract for the development of a Life Science Campus in Basel. In an exclusive location, an ecologically oriented master plan is to be created that will create the conditions for an dynamic and mixed-used development.
sa_partners was invited by the State Committee of Urban Planning and Architecture to a strategic meeting in Baku to agree on cooperation in the master planning of two smart cities.
As a member of an international team, sa_p is appointed by the State of Qatar to develop a regional eco-master plan for specific districts of the emirate. The team is asked to develop strategies and proposals for action for sustainable urban and landscape development.
As part of the exchange of experience between 'EspaceSuisse' and the 'Swiss Cities Association, Dunja Kovari gave an keynote speech on the topic of "Urban climate as cross-cutting task"
sa_p and Karres en Brands (NL) develop the Neighbourhood 7 model quarter in the Leningradskaya region
sa_p wins together with TAMassociati (Venice), Studio Giorgetta (Milan) and Golder (Toronto) the competitive procedure for the transformation of the central industrial area into an ecology oriented innovation district !
sa_p is commissioned to develop the citywide high-rise concept for the fast growing city of Winterthur. This involves the elaboration of strategic frameworks, quality guidlines and the Municipal General Plan for Switzerland's #5 largest town.
Dunja Kovari gives an interview to the urgent topic of "Climate Adaptation" for the Swiss Chamber of Engineers and Architects in the run-up to the congress "Low-Tech / No-Tech"
Dunja Kovari is giving a speech to "Climate Adaptive Urban Development" at the ARCHITECTURE FORUM WINTERTHUR.
Thomas Kovari is giving a keynote speech at the WinterCity Baikal Conference in Russia that takes place within the international membership program of the WinterCity Association. The main topic was climate change and the new challenges facing cities and entire regions.
Our high-rise concept for Karlsruhe has been approved unanimously by the city council. It has been developed by sa_partners in a two-year long participative process.
The Federal pilot schemes supports innovations in urban planning. sa_partners bid for two projects on Digitalization and Intergral development strategies was accepted for the 2020-2024 funding period!
sa_p takes part in the international e-Future of Cities Conference ISOCARP in Belgrade with a keynote lecture on the post-digital city
At 12 th september sa_p opened her spacelab, to share - and more importantly develop further - their research around digitalisation, connectivity as well as social and climate change - "Between Digitalization and Omline". Up to sixty representatives from the public administration and the industry joined the event.
Thomas Kovari is a member of the international panel of experts for the positioning and redesign of the National Technical University (ISTU), an educational campus with 30'000 students and researchers in the university town
sa_partners is appointed to develop a citywide high-rise concept for City of Karlsruhe [GER]
Commission for a study to transform a railway site into a mixed-use development in the city-center of the Lausanne, Switzerland
sa_partners is appointed to contribute to the development of new system of urban planning standards for the Russian Federation.
sa_partners is appointed to develop a citywide high-rise concept for City of Karlsruhe (GER)
sa_p von air for the Riverside Grossacher by Swiss National Broadcaster (Link)