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.)
ARWIDSSON TALKS – Barns rätt till staden
(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…
ARWIDSSON TALKS – Vardagsnatur
(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…
Learning from the Global South: strategic public space design for the informal city
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.
Ur STAD #36: Från hemmet
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.
Governance, Justice and Resistance: On the way to a fossil-free welfare society
An SLU project aiming to develop an integrated vision for transition governance that is more likely to be socially accepted and effective.
What drives people’s decision-making regarding climate change? What personal values in the landscape are at risk from the effects of climate change?
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.
Urban open space governance and management
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.
Society and Landscape Research School
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.
Nudging or participation for the sustainable every day — whose knowledge counts?
While technological fixes dominate the sustainability agenda, the radical change that is needed also requires a fundamental remake of our society, including everyday practices.
Sustainable Leisure Mobilities in Compact Towns: Changing patterns of outdoor recreation in transit-oriented development (TOD)
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…
Garden owners should gain more knowledge about invasive species
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 Welfare Landscape Reassembled: Policies for sustainable outdoor recreation in times of urban densification
The project studies the heritage of the welfare state, the welfare landscape, and how its values can be secured in densification projects.
Urban ecosystem services in strategic planning in Swedish municipalities
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…
Striving for Inclusion—A Systematic Review of Long-Term Participation in Strategic Management of Urban Green Spaces
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.
Uppsala Municipality Collaboration
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…
Understanding urban foodscapes for planning, design and governance of cities
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…
Greening Urban Lifestyles through Nudging and Participation (NAP)
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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