Category Archives: Walking

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

Aarhus River Walk

A few days ago I carried out my fifth river walk – the 50km Aarhus River Walk together with my walking compatriot Thomas Juel Clemmensen. For a full fourteen hours we walked in and along the banks of the Aarhus… Continue reading

Category Landscapes, Photography, Walking

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

Skjern River Walking

In late August I will walk for several days along Skjern River with my colleague and good friend Thomas Juel Clemmensen. We will walk some 100 km from the source of the river towards the windbeaten west coast of Denmark… Continue reading

Category Walking

Waterways

While walking along Dead Creek with landscape artist Mikael Hansen in April I met a man waist deep in the creek. Drawing. He was mapping the flow of the water. Immersing himself in the creek. Walking its invisible bottom. Of… Continue reading

Category land art, Landscape Laboratory, 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

A River Walker

I am a river walker. For a full day in October I have been following the water of Hansted Creek through the tunnel valley of Store Hansted – shaped over millenia by ice and water – to where it runs… Continue reading

Category Landscapes, Photography, Walking