Chair of / Cátedra de /
Lehrstuhl für


Prof. Hubert Klumpner


Chair of Architecture and
Urban Design /  
Institute of Landscape- and
Urban Studies / LUS
Member of Network City and Landscape / NSL
Co-Director of ETH Wohnforum,
Centre for Architecture
Society and Environment / ETH Wohnforum / ETH CASE
Co-Founder and Members
of Institute of Science
Technology and Policy / ISTP
Member of the ETH Sustainability
Steering Committee
Informal Urbanism Regional
Hub of UN-Habitat Universities



Fábrica de Cultura @StylePark

StylePark editor Anna Moldenhauer asks her first question: You're researching the definition of informal urbanism and its effects on the city. Is architecture for cities too form-driven and too little purpose- and socially-oriented?

What follows is a far-reaching deep dive into topics of urban transformation, focused on the recent inauguration of the Fábrica de Cultura: School of Arts and Popular Traditions on the Caribbean coastal city of Barranquilla in Colombia.

How does such a project catalyze and contribute to broader local, regional and national urban transformation?

To read the full interview, follow this link: