Dr. Lindsay Blair Howe

ETH Zürich
Depar­te­ment Archi­tek­tur
HIL E 61.2
Ste­fa­no-Fran­sci­ni-Platz 5
8093 Zürich Höng­ger­berg
Tel.: +41 44 633 90 81
E-Mail: howe@arch.ethz.ch

Lind­say Blair Howe trai­ned as an archi­tect. She recei­ved her Bache­lor of Sci­ence in Archi­tec­tu­re and minor in Glo­bal Cul­tu­re and Com­mer­ce from the Uni­ver­si­ty of Vir­gi­nia, and her Mas­ter of Sci­ence in Archi­tec­tu­re from the ETH Zurich with a con­cen­tra­ti­on in urban design. She gai­ned pro­fes­sio­nal archi­tec­tu­ral expe­ri­ence with offices in the U.S., Ger­ma­ny, and Switz­er­land pri­or to her doc­to­ral stu­dies. Her rese­arch into struc­tu­ral spa­ti­al ine­qua­li­ty in Johan­nes­burg, South Afri­ca was fun­ded by the Swiss Natio­nal Sci­ence Foun­da­ti­on, Sawiris Foun­da­ti­on, and USAID.

Selected Publications:

Para­digm Johan­nes­burg: Con­trol and insur­gen­cy in South Afri­can urban deve­lop­ment.” Arti­cle. In: Inter­na­tio­nal Deve­lop­ment Plan­ning Review. Liver­pool Uni­ver­si­ty Press (forth­co­m­ing August 2018).

The Exten­ded Urba­ni­za­ti­on of Johan­nes­burg.” Arti­cle. In: Jahr­buch. 2017: gta Press, Zurich.

Thin­king through Peri­phe­ries: Struc­tu­ral Spa­ti­al Ine­qua­li­ty in Johan­nes­burg. Doc­to­ral dis­ser­ta­ti­on. 2017: ETH Zurich Depart­ment of Archi­tec­tu­re.”

Con­stan­cy and Chan­ge: Marl­bo­ro South as an Inter­sti­ce of Mar­gi­na­li­za­ti­on and Deve­lop­ment in the Gaut­eng City-Regi­on. Report 8. Spa­ti­al Trans­for­ma­ti­on through Tran­sit-Ori­en­ted Deve­lop­ment in Johan­nes­burg Rese­arch Report Series. 2017: South Afri­can Rese­arch Chair in Spa­ti­al Ana­ly­sis and City Plan­ning. Uni­ver­si­ty of the Wit­waters­rand, Johan­nes­burg.

Earth Matter(s)!” Arti­cle. In: Inte­rior Mat­ter. Har­vard Sym­po­si­um on Archi­tec­tu­re (Moe and Gard­ner eds.). SOLID Har­vard GSD series, a+t 47. With Anna Herin­ger. 2017: a+t publishers, Madrid.

Equal H2O: Map­ping Access through Inter­views.” Arti­cle. In: Water. An Atlas. 2017: Gue­ril­la Car­to­gra­phy, Oak­land.

Del­vers Clo­se. A Toehold in the Big City.” Book chap­ter. In: Archi­tec­tu­re in Johan­nes­burg. Past and Pre­sent Reflec­ting in Buil­dings of Apart­heid (Dech­mann et al. eds.). With Alfre­do Bril­l­em­bourg and Dani­el Schwarz. 2015: Four­thwall Books, Johan­nes­burg.

Expe­ri­men­tal Uto­pi­as.” Arti­cle. In: trans 25: Spe­ku­la­tiv. 2014: gta Press, Zurich.

Per­sis­tence, Distan­ce, Archi­tec­tu­re.” Arti­cle. In: trans 22: Hal­tung. 2013: gta Press, Zurich.

Post-Apart­heid Urba­nism. Master’s the­sis. With Vanes­sa Joos. 2012: ETH Zurich Depart­ment of Archi­tec­tu­re.

The SUDU Pro­ject.” Arti­cle. In: PLAT Archi­tec­tu­ral Jour­nal, Volu­me 1.5. 2011: Rice Uni­ver­si­ty Press, Hous­ton.

Selected Presentations:

Thin­king through Peri­phe­ries: Struc­tu­ral Spa­ti­al Ine­qua­li­ty in Johan­nes­burg.” Asso­cia­ti­on of Ame­ri­can Geo­graph­ers Con­fe­rence, New Orleans. 11 April 2018.

Lear­ning from Johan­nes­burg. Doc­to­ral rese­arch with smart­pho­ne tech­no­lo­gies.” South Afri­can Aca­de­mic Achie­vers Tour, ETH Audi­max, Zurich. 2 Octo­ber 2017.

Ine­qua­li­ty and Spa­ti­al Struc­tu­ral Struc­tu­re. The Exten­ded Urban Regi­on of Johan­nes­burg.” PhD the­sis defen­se, ETH Zurich, Prof. Dr. Chris­ti­an Schmid, Zurich. 16 August 2017.

Trans­di­sci­pli­na­ry Mobi­li­ty Map­ping with VGI in Johan­nes­burg.” Nor­dic Geo­graph­ers Mee­ting, Stock­holm. 19 June 2017.

Ent­an­gle­ments, Adjust­ments, Com­plex Rea­li­ties. Urba­ni­za­ti­on through the Lens of Johan­nes­burg.” BSc lec­tu­re series, Uni­ver­sité de Neu­châ­tel, Prof. Dr. Yvon­ne Ria­no, Neu­châ­tel. 1 June 2017.

Trans­di­sci­pli­na­ry Mobi­li­ty Map­ping with VGI in Johan­nes­burg.” PhD col­lo­qui­um lec­tu­re series, Uni­ver­sité de Neu­châ­tel, Prof. Dr. Yvon­ne Ria­no, Neu­châ­tel. 1 June 2017.

Con­stan­cy and Chan­ge: Marl­bo­ro South as an Inter­sti­ce of Mar­gi­na­li­za­ti­on and Deve­lop­ment in the Gaut­eng City-Regi­on.” Uni­ver­si­ty of the Wit­waters­rand lec­tu­re series “SAR­Chi” in Spa­ti­al Ana­ly­sis and City Plan­ning, Prof. Dr. Phil Har­ri­son, Johan­nes­burg. 9 Sep­tem­ber 2016.

Towards a Coope­ra­ti­ve Urba­nism. A trans­di­sci­pli­na­ry ana­ly­sis of struc­tu­ral ine­qua­li­ty in Johan­nes­burg.” Rese­arch for Deve­lop­ment Col­lo­qui­um at the ETH Zurich, Prof. Isa­bel Gün­ther, Zurich. 13 May 2016.

The Pro­duc­tion of Exten­ded Urban Regi­ons: The Case of Johan­nes­burg.” Asso­cia­ti­on of Ame­ri­can Geo­graph­ers Con­fe­rence, Bos­ton. 6 April 2017.

City-making from the Frin­ge: Clai­ming a right to the city through ever­y­day socio-eco­no­mic prac­tices.” Dis­cus­sant and Chair, Asso­cia­ti­on of Ame­ri­can Geo­graph­ers Con­fe­rence, San Fran­cis­co. 29 March 2016.

Net­works of Com­mu­nities: Ana­ly­zing Mobi­li­ty with the myJo­zi app­li­ca­ti­on.” Public lec­tu­re at Bound­less City, Johan­nes­burg. 01 August 015.

Bet­ween Obser­va­ti­on and Rep­re­sen­ta­ti­on: The Inter­sti­ce of Quan­ti­ta­ti­ve and Qua­li­ta­ti­ve Urban Rese­arch in Johan­nes­burg.” Invi­ted lec­tu­re at the Uni­ver­si­ty of Mend­ri­sio Depart­ment of Archi­tec­tu­re, Prof. Dr. Son­ja Hil­de­brand, Mend­ri­sio. 22 April 2015.

Post-Apart­heid-Urba­nism. Rethin­king Stra­te­gies and Tac­tics in South Afri­ca.” Stu­dio design lec­tu­re at the Archi­tec­tu­re and Urba­nism Chair of Alfre­do Bril­l­em­bourg and Hubert Klump­ner, Zurich. 08 Octo­ber 2014.

Charles Cor­rea. Spa­ti­al Hier­ar­chies and Shape Grammars.” Stu­dio design lec­tu­re at the Archi­tec­tu­re and Design Chair of Anna Herin­ger and Mar­tin Rauch, Zurich. 23 Sep­tem­ber 2014.

Towards a New Urba­nism. Coope­ra­ti­ve Deve­lop­ment Stra­te­gies in Johannesburg’s Inters­ti­ti­al.” Brown bag dis­cus­sion, ETH Urban Rese­arch Sym­po­si­um, Zurich. 25 Sep­tem­ber 2014.

Johan­nes­burg: Pro­ces­ses of Urban Trans­for­ma­ti­on.” BANBEE Lec­tu­re Series, Ber­ke­ley Afri­can Net­work for the Built Envi­ron­ment, Ber­ke­ley. 07 April 2014.