News and Updates

New publication on Ecotourism Opportunities for Sustainability in the Aral Sea Region, Uzbekistan
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I supported a young group of PhD students and post docs on publishing their explorative research in the Aral Sea region of Uzbekistan. The notion of … Read More

Interview in Bayern 2 radio: “Zukunftswerkstatt for New Highlanders”
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Bayern 2 of the Bayerischer Rundfunk (BR), Munich, broadcasted a 55min report about the long distance trail GTA to Monte Viso in the Italian Piedmont, and … Read More

Video “Regenerative Design Talk on Building and Designing with Hemp”
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The 5th Regenerative Design Talk (RDT) in 2019 on building and designing with hemp we organized at the MonViso Institute was great – an inclusive, practical … Read More

New co-authored publication: Transforming knowledge systems for life on Earth
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As part of a large group of 176 co-authors, we published an article originating from the Transformations 2017 conference: Fazey I., Schäpke N., (…) Luthe T. … Read More

New publication: Education on Sustainability – virtualizing social outdoor experiences in times of Covid-19
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New publication: Virtualizing social outdoor experiences: chances and risks in education on sustainability in times of Covid-19 The Sustainability Leadership Training (SLT) is a transdisciplinary higher … Read More

Visions for future bio-regional agricultural systems with autonomous technology
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Students in Systems Oriented Design at The Oslo School of Architecture and Design (AHO) publish their Gigamaps on “Visions for future bio-regional agricultural systems with autonomous … Read More

New publication and movie: When Is Systemic Design Regenerative?
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As part of the 2019 RSD8 Symposium “Relating Systems Thinking and Design” in Chicago, our group organized a Fishbowl session, a social dynamic discourse on the … Read More

Online article on ETH Zurich Systemic Design Labs course
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As part of the Systemic Design Labs teaching program at ETH Zurich, a short summary article on the 2019 Master course in the Italian Piedmont has … Read More

Scientific committee at Collegio Universitario Einaudi
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I am honored to contribute to the scientific committee of Torino-based University College Einaudi for the period 2020-2022, in the area of “Awareness of Challenges”. Collegio … Read More

Visiting Professor at Politecnico Torino
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I am visiting professor at the Politechnical University Torino (Polito), Italy, for this spring semester 2020. I co-teach the course “open systems design” together with Prof. … Read More

New publication on public acceptance of renewable energy infrastructure in the landscape
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As part of the ETH Zurich ENERGYSCAPE research project, financed in part by the Swiss National Research Program NFP70 Energy Transition, I co-authored the final project … Read More

New working group on Mountain Resilience
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I am co-leading a new working group on mountain resilience and systemic innovation, hosted by the Mountain Research Initiative. The newly-formed Mountain Resilience Working Group originated following … Read More