Future Cities Laboratory

Sea Region Talk: ImageKersten Geers and Bas Princen

Kersten Geers graduated in Architecture and Urbanism at the University of Ghent, Belgium and at the Esquela Tecnica Superior de Arquitectura in Madrid, Spain. Together with David Van Severen he founded OFFICE Kersten Geers David Van Severen in 2002. He lectured at different universities and is currently professor at the EPFL, Lausanne (CH). He is a founding member of the architecture magazine San Rocco.

Bas Princen is a photographer with a background in architecture and design for public space. Today, his photography is not only informed by architecture but also by an awareness of human relationships to both built and natural environments. His artistic practice has also involved plotting ecological changes as well as the impacts of urban developments on the Dutch landscape.

Sea Region: Project for a Trinational Metropolis is a research and design studio project dedicated to the common vision for the sea and coastal areas of the Singapore, Johor, and Riau Archipelago. It is carried out at the FCL Singapore with students of ETH Zurich.