Maud is a practicing urban designer, architect, critic, researcher and educator. She has worked in leading practices in Europe and USA, and realised projects with these and her own practice XPACE in Europe.
She studied at the ETH Zurich and Columbia University. And she taught at the Swiss Polytechnic and held a Professor position at the University of Applied Sciences Western Switzerland in Architecture and Construction.
Her practice and PhD research revolves around the interaction of design, place and climate, aiming at finding socially and environmentally responsive design solutions.
Maud Cassaignau's Articles
Episode 12: Designing future cities
The challenge of providing appropriate care to an ageing population means the rate of technological innovation needs to be stepped up and more smart homes created.