cross-scale future-proof holistic

Future-proof framework for socio-economic and environmental challenges

To face the challenges posed by shifting socio-economic, institutional and territorial features, the City of Lugano has equipped itself with three programmatic governance instruments: development guidelines for a ten-year horizon, a financial plan, and a single, coordinated municipal master plan (PDcom), with common objectives and guidelines that take into account the characteristics of each district. The PDcom is a strategic, concrete, dynamic, and communicative tool that serves as the base for harmonizing the regulatory plans of the individual districts.

To effectively outline the city’s territorial and urban design for the next 20 years, an interdisciplinary team of experts led by KCAP looked especially into the positioning and image of the cit...

  • Lugano, Switzerland
  • City of Lugano
  • 2020 - 2021
  • Completed
  • Territorial masterplan for the city of Lugano
  • Research & Development
  • Masterplan
  • Urban Planning
  • ATA + mavo + Studio Habitat + ARUP + IBV + Barbara Antonioli + AIDEC + Claudio Ferrata + CBM