Ruedi Baur has been placing his design work in the context of the public space since the 1980s. He lead the research institute Design2context in Zurich, then Civic city in Geneva. Programs like: "Urban Spaces and Design", "Orientation-desorientation", "Visible-invisible", "Civic design", "Design and complexity". As designer he intervenes on problems related to identification, orientation, scenography and the representation of institutions, urban spaces and political territories with architects and urban planners. Baur created the Intégral network in 1989 with its own workshops: Intégral Ruedi Baur in Paris and Zurich. Today, he lectures and develops research programs in the HEAD University of Geneva, ENSAD in Paris and at the University of Strasbourg.