Twins are a fascinating phenomenon: observing how identical twins, even those separated at birth, can resemble each other in appearance, character, ability, and personal taste is astounding. It demonstrates the power of DNA, the smallest of building blocks, in creating surprisingly predictable results. UrbanTwin plans to make identical twins of another kind, using neural networks instead of DNA to create a double of a Swiss town...

Research Teams and Activities

One team will be working on model development:
Another team will examine the socio-economic and environmental aspects:
Data from the above models will be integrated and enhanced in a holistic digital tool:
Two case studies will validate and further develop the above work: