Course code GLA303

GLA303 Landskap i en globalisert verden: Historiske og teoretiske perspektiver

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Emneansvarlige: Maria Gabriella Trovato
Medvirkende: Lei Gao
Studiepoeng: 10
Ansvarlig fakultet: Fakultet for landskap og samfunn
Frekvens: Every year
Undervises på språk: EN
(NO=norsk, EN=Engelsk)
Begrensning antall plasser:
40 students
Undervises i periode:
Autumn parallel
Første gang: Studieår 2020-2021
Fortrinnsrett: Students enrolled in the Master in Landscape Architecture for Global Sustainability program.
Undervises hvor?: Campus Ås
Emnets innhold:
The course provides insight into the theoretical and historical perspectives on the major challenges afflicting the planet and their repercussions on the landscapes in a globalized world. Fundamental issues like global urbanization, migration, climate change, loss of biodiversity will be addressed. Particular importance will be attached to how extensive networks of economic, cultural, social, and political interconnections and processes transform landscapes at different scales.

Knowledge: Students will be able to identify the relations between global processes and landscapes while recognizing the significant challenges affecting the contemporary world.

Skills: Students will be able to demonstrate analytical and critical understanding in reading and analyzing global phenomena in contextualized landscapes through the different historical and theoretical perspectives.

General competences: Students will have to develop their ability to communicate and oral insights with scientific rigor and adequate use of terminology.

Feedback during oral presentations and in-class discussions. Feedback, advice, communication, tips on CANVAS and MIRO board.
Course teachers are available during office hours for professional and teaching support. Students are recommended to set a meeting with him/her/ if necessary.

§ Hewitt, Robert R. Globalization and Landscape Architecture: A Review of the Literature.SAGE Open, 2014. DOI: 10.1177/2158244013514062

§ Jorgensen, Karsten. Mainstreaming Landscape through the European Landscape Convention.Routledge, 2016. (1st chapter)

§ Anita Berrizbeitia (2018) Criticism in the age of global disruption, Journal of LandscapeArchitecture, 13:3, 24-27, DOI: 10.1080/18626033.2018.1589131

§ Richard Weller (2018) The critical landscape architectural project, Journal of LandscapeArchitecture, 13:3, 20-20, DOI: 10.1080/18626033.2018.1589129

§ Gareth Doherty and Charles Waldheim (2016) Is Landscape.. ? Essays on the identity oflandscape. Routledge

Anbefalte forkunnskaper:
Obligatorisk aktivitet:
Expected 80% participation in lectures, class discussions, activities on the MIRO board.
Portfolio consisting of two Assignments (25% each) evaluated by the course teachers and one final Assignment (50%) evaluated by an external examiner.
An external examiner will participate in the evaluation of the final Assignment. Criteria for grading will be set up by the teachers and agreed upon by the examiner during the semester. The first two assignments will be evaluated internally by the teachers, while the third will be evaluated by the external examiner.
Normert arbeidsmengde:
250 hours
The course is open to all the students of the Master in Landscape Architecture for Global Sustainability that have taken GLA301. The course is also for students from other programmes.
250 hours of which 25% are dedicated to lectures, feedback, advice, and communication with the students. The rest of the hours are for students' self-study.
Eksamensdetaljer: Samlet vurdering: Bokstavkarakterer