Georges-Henry Laffont

Georges-Henry Laffont, Phd (spatial planning and urbanism), is MCF at Saint-Etienne’s School of Architecture, member of the UMR 5600 EVS and the LabEX Intelligence des Mondes urbains. His research focuses on the performativity of ideologies, images, discourses, objects and devices of contemporary urban production to make individuals, groups and society act in a desired way. More particularly, he is interested in the forms and processes of conflict, regulation, normalization and resistance in the face of different social injunctions such as sustainability or mobility.

Susciter la parole des cyclistes : traces GPS et vidéos au service de l’entretien

Matthieu AdamNathalie OrtarLuc MerchezGeorges-Henry Laffont et Hervé Rivano | 26.10.2020

Bikeability refers to the capacity of spaces to accommodate, facilitate and secure cycling practices. GIS-based, its evaluation, is built on indicators which are based on projections of what is increasing/decreasing the ability to cycle in a given place. However, the confrontation of these evaluations with the experience of cyclists remains to be built and is the goal of the Véléval project. The survey combines three methodological tools: the measurement of trips thanks to GPS tracks, the analysis of video [...]