Laboratory on Landscape, Urbanism, Infrastructures and Ecologies
LoUIsE - Laboratory on Landscape, Urbanism, Infrastructures and Ecologies - focus on the dynamics of transformations of metropolitan territories. LoUIsE is based the Brussels-Capital Region. The research goes beyond the discipline of urbanism to take on environmental, infrastructural, and social issues concerning cities and urban territories in the larger sense. Affiliated members are indeed convinced it is flows, networks, infrastructures and socio-technical agencies that make up the global framework from which urbanism's contemporary territories are organized. Research in LoUIsE laboratory takes shape first and foremost through research made in the context of doctoral and postdoctoral theses, financed by the National Scientific Research Fund (FNRS), the regional research agency Innoviris and the European Regional Development Fund (ERDF). The laboratory approaches 4 thematics and disciplines : Landscape, Urbanism, Infrastructures and Ecologies.