The DensCity event shows aspects of urban density using different places in the world from different points of view and perspectives.

The «DensCity» event illustrates aspects of urban density based on different places in the world, displaying them from various points of view and different perspectives.

His interest in exploring the concept of urban density was sparked by various triggers. They included his in-depth collaboration as a local architect with the Indian architect Rahul Mehrotra from Mumbai on the laboratory building «Virchow 16» on the Novartis Campus. Christian W. Blaser’s opportunities to accompany Rahul Mehrotra on trips to India enriched his experience of the topic and enabled him to put the Swiss understanding of urban density into perspective. This change of perspective reveals the subjectivity of the term and raises the question of the social valuation of architecture.