International conferences

Launching of the competitions in Barcelona

Presentation of the two first competitions of ideas followed by implementation «Besòs» and «Metropolitain Passage…


Seminar of preparation - Shanghai site

From 2 to 5 May 2013 in Shanghai, in partnership with Tongji and IVM China : visit of possible sites for a competitio…


Opening of the competition Metropolitan Passages

The 21 October 2014 is officialy opened the competition Metropolitan Passages on the two first site proposed to the c…


SMVD + Passages

Lecture by Marcel Smets during the presentation of the projects of the 15th seminar SMVD + Passages in September 2014…


Passages to utopia

Utopiades 2015
Friday Mars 27, 2015: symposium and debates organized by the School of Architecture of Nantes



Launching event of the competition in Toronto

Toronto, 6 March 2015: conferences and debates on the "Middle city passages" organized by the University of Toronto f…

IVM Passages Tours&St pierre des Corps

The motorway and its surrounding, infrastructure and uses

Thursday 28 May 2015, for the launching of the workshop for the 7 selected teams of the competition "And if the A10 m…

IVM Passages at Future of places Buenos Aires

Lecture on Passages at Future of places

"Passages, key elements of contemporary public space" : lecture by Marcel Smets, Scientific Director of the programme…

Santiago Passages BRT

Passages and BRT - The public space under the pressure of the transport infrastructure

Last 12 and 13 November 2015 took place in Santiago, Chile, a seminar organized by IVM Latin America and the Laborato…

Roberto Barria

Passages Cordillera

Thursday 12 January 2017: seminar for the launching of the profesional competition in Valparaiso


Low-tech & high-tech: scenarios of future urban life


International seminar in the framework of the Passages exhibition in Beijing

Improving the mobility of tomorr…