That’s why our cities do not fall apart

Our in-house documentation on building care work, a collaborative project with filmmaker Susanne Hofer from Flimmern GmbH.

The documentation’s booklet can be downloaded from the internet.


Ignaz Strebel is an urban geographer and senior scientist at the University of Lausanne. His research is on the social and material practices that make up and transform urban systems. Using ethnography and audio-visual projects, he currently researches building care work, energy infrastructure services and the transformation capacities of prefabricated buildings.