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OMNIBUS is now a registered company in Japan.

OMNIBUS is now a registered company in Japan.

We are happy to announce that OMNIBUS is now a registered company in Japan, under the name ‘OMNIBUS Urban Research …

Lecture on "Allotment Gardens of Zurich" at the Chair 'Architecture of Territory', ETHZ

Lecture on “Allotment Gardens of Zurich” at the Chair ‘Architecture of Territory’, ETHZ

OMNIBUS principal Charlotte Malterre Barthes will be lecturing on “Allotment Gardens of Zurich: Change or Perish,” part of OMNIBUS’ urban …

Happy 2017!

Happy 2017!

“Dull, inert cities, it is true, do contain the seeds of their own destruction and little else. But lively, diverse,

No Destruction, No Gentrification: In Search of an Alternative Urban Future

No Destruction, No Gentrification: In Search of an Alternative Urban Future

This spring,  the new book ‘Beyond Seunsangga- 16 ideas to go beyond big plans’ was released at HNI in Rotterdam, …

Happy 2016!

Happy 2016!

“By its nature, the metropolis provides what otherwise could be given only by traveling; namely, the strange.”
― Jane Jacobs, …

The Revealing Generosity of Urban Furniture

The Revealing Generosity of Urban Furniture

The Revealing Generosity of Urban Furniture is an article written specifically to accompany a special edition called ” Who Ever …

Erasing Singapore/Recovering Tokyo

Erasing Singapore/Recovering Tokyo

“Anything old or not conceived of within the master plan is torn down and replaced with the modern high-rise –

"Erasing Singapore" to be exhibited in Seoul

“Erasing Singapore” to be exhibited in Seoul

In the frame of the conference Beyond Big Plans, the research “Erasing Singapore” will be exhibited at the  Aging

Happy 2015!

Happy 2015!

” If the city were, one day, to lose its “swarming mass” of inhabitants, it would simultaneously lose its worth
#firstworldproblems : Rethinking housing in developed cities

#firstworldproblems : Rethinking housing in developed cities

#firstworldproblems is  a project questioning housing standards for low-income people in Zurich (Refugees, migrants, fragilized populations, etc.)

In Zurich, the …

Competition entry: An Orchard

Competition entry: An Orchard

Dossier_Hochstamm_Obstgarten_Oktober_2013  “Oh, my orchard! After the dark gloomy autumn, and the cold winter; you are young again, and full of happiness,

Poetics of Mass Housing: "Enfilade"

Poetics of Mass Housing: “Enfilade”

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In the frame of the OMNIBUS ongoing research on Asian urban development, Charlotte Malterre-Barthes collaborated on a short film by …