Category Archives: Landscape Architecture

AARCA – research in the Anthropocene

My work at the Aarhus School of Architecture on and along the Aarhus River in both my research and teaching has led to the development of AARCA – a research based and artistically driven project in which I address the… Continue reading

Category AARCA, anthropocene, Landscape Architecture, Landscape Laboratory, Photography, video, Walking

Urbanism in the Anthropocene

On May 9th I will begin a three week long course with 40 3rd year students at AAA on Urbanism in the Anthropocene. The course takes its point of departure the fact that natural scientists think of our contemporary age… Continue reading

Category Forests, Landscape Architecture, Landscape Laboratory, Nature

Let’s Walk Urban Landscapes

I have just returned home from the design research symposium Let’s Walk Urban Landscapes held in Hannover on Sep. 1st to Sep. 3rd where I had the great pleasure of meeting old friends from Germany again. The symposium was arranged… Continue reading

Category Design, Landscape Architecture, Walking

Rethink Urban Habitats

On March 5th I will participate in the conference Rethink the City organised by Centre for Strategic Urban Research. Here I will present the two interrelated projects Rethink Urban Habitats and Aarhus Landscape Laboratory. Early in the morning, prior to… Continue reading

Category Forests, Landscape Architecture, Landscape Laboratory, Rethink Urban Habitats, Walking

Designing landscapes through walking

According to German landscape architect Henrik Schultz walking can help to intensively perceive and understand traversed space, to generate knowledge, to stimulate intuition and grasp single spatial elements as ensembles, to recognize and exchange perspectives and ideas. Based on more… Continue reading

Category Design, Landscape Architecture, Uncategorized, Walking

Associate Professor

Today I officially begin my Associate Professorship in landscape architecture at the Aarhus School of Architecture. Together with my good colleagues at Platform Urbanism & Landscape I will be building, dreaming, drawing, talking, walking and writing (occasionally simultaneously!) landscapes of… Continue reading

Category Landscape Architecture, Landscape Laboratory, Walking

Approaching Landscape Laboratories

For five great days from December 2nd to December 6th I visited the good people at the Faculty of Architecture at Liege University to talk and walk experimental landscapes and discuss Scandinavian experiences with the landscape laboratories in Alnarp, Snogeholm,… Continue reading

Category Forests, Landscape Architecture, Landscape Laboratory, Walking

Arkipelaget – Book launch at Kunsthal Aarhus

The Aarhus School of Architecture will host a book launch of Arkipelaget issue #4 – 6 at Kunsthal Aarhus on October 8th at 4 – 6 pm. Arkipelaget #6 is entitled LUCUS and includes some of my photographic work on… Continue reading

Category Forests, Gardens, Landscape Architecture, Landscapes, Photography

Into the boreal with the Danish Art Foundation

With great support from the Danish Art Foundation I am now working on a larger project, which will shed new light on urban forests and nordic landscape architecture – the focus of my own research. The first part of the… Continue reading

Category Forests, Landscape Architecture, Landscapes, Walking

Landscape Experiments and a walking exhibition

I have had the great pleasure of working for a full week with good colleagues, almost 150 bachelor students and the land artist Mikael Hansen on what has been the first workshop in the Aarhus Landscape Laboratory. Together with good… Continue reading

Category Forests, Gardens, Landscape Architecture, Landscape Laboratory, Landscapes