On the 7-8th of June 2023, SLU Urban Futures brought together researchers and practitioners for the third conference in the series 'Getting our cities Right'. The theme was 'From Green Infrastructure to Urban Forestscapes'. Six keynote spakers gave…
How do we get our cities right – June 2023
Six keynote speakers at the conference 'Getting our Cities Right #3 in June 2023, answer the question: From your perspective and background, what are the main ways to get our cities right?
Marcus Hedblom, Professor in Landscape Management, SLU, was one of the speakers at the Nordic conference: Towards Greener, Healthier and Resilient Cities, on 1 Dec 2022. (Website in Swedish, recorded video in English.)
(Podcast in Swedish) Stillasittande och psykisk ohälsa men också leklust och medskapande. Vad betyder stadsplanering och utemiljöer för barn och unga och vilka utmaningar står världens barn inför när det gäller deras hälsa och välbefinnande? Med Lena Jungmark…
(Podcast in Swedish) Matthias Qviström, professor i Landskapsarkitektur vid SLU, belyser samspelet mellan den fysiska planeringen och landskapets utveckling i podcasten Arwidsson Talks. Samspelet (och konflikterna mellan) mellan stad och land, inte minst i stadsnära landskap, har varit…
Landscape architecture scholar Caroline Dahl of SLU Landscape travelled to Buenos Aires in May 2022 for a teacher’s exchange and engaged in a conversation with urban researcher Max Rohm of UBA’s Architecture and Urban Design Faculty.
Article in Swedish from Tidskriften STAD #36. Henrietta Palmer, architect and researcher at the University of Gothenburg, as well as senior advisor at SLU, writes about urban change processes.
An SLU project aiming to develop an integrated vision for transition governance that is more likely to be socially accepted and effective.
A recently published article entitled "DeveLoP - a rationale and toolbox for Democratic Landscape Planning" presents a rationale and a toolbox for analyzing individuals' decision-making and elicit their values in the landscape.
An anthology about the development and management of the urban landscape, suitable as course literature as well as for anyone interested in urban open space and sustainable development.
The research school aims at creating an arena based on the humanities and social science perspectives that can critically engage with interdisciplinary issues pertaining to issues that are central to society.
While technological fixes dominate the sustainability agenda, the radical change that is needed also requires a fundamental remake of our society, including everyday practices.
An SLU research project that contributes to an understanding of the potentials for wellbeing and sustainable leisure mobilities in compact cities, and to green structure development.
Barnen och den urbana normen
(Videos in Swedish) Den täta staden är idag ett mycket starkt stadsplaneideal som man kan kalla den urbana normen. Vad får detta för konsekvenser för våra barn och de miljöer de vistas i?
Urban Take-Away: The Strategic Synthesis Project
In our second Urban Take-Aways, we meet Jonas Bylund, research and innovations officer for JPI Urban Europe and programme coordinator for IQS. We make a deep dive into synthesis and explore what it means and how it can contribute…
In a changing climate, the threat from invasive alien species is expected to increase. Researchers are now finding out how garden owners view garden plants and the problem of invasive species. (Article in Swedish.)
The project studies the heritage of the welfare state, the welfare landscape, and how its values can be secured in densification projects.
Research to date on urban ecosystem services has mainly been conducted in large cities, particularly in China, the USA and some European countries. This study examined the provision of urban ecosystem services in a Swedish municipality context, based…
User participation in urban green spaces is encouraged in international conventions. However, a social inclusion perspective is largely absent in the growing body of European scientific literature on urban green spaces.
The goal of this project is to strengthen collaboration between SLU and Uppsala Municipality and to create synergies between the work of Uppsala Municipality and the research conducted at SLU that will have mutual benefits for both organisations…
Food has always had an influence on the urban landscape, beginning in the early markets that cities developed around to today’s meeting places around and with food. It is not only about the food production process, but more…
NAP studies how city planning can advance sustainable urban lifestyles. Focus is on two governance strategies, namely nudging and participatory processes.
Designing for Energy Transition – Dirk Sijmons (NL)
SLU Urban Talk - 17 January 2019. Dirk Sijmons, founder of the H+N+S office and former State Landscape Architect of the Netherlands examines the transition from fossil fuels to renewable energy from a spatial design perspective.
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