Urban and Regional Planning

Department of Urban and Regional Planning (BYREG)

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Urban and regional planning plays a key role in building a just, sustainable future. BYREG takes planning forward by educating skilled professionals, conducting high-impact research and working closely with public and private partners

News

Traditional architecture gives better sense of well-being than contemporary glass and steel buildings

Traditional architecture gives better sense of well-being than contemporary glass and steel buildings

This is the finding of a recent study where researchers have used the latest in virtual reality technology (VR).

 LANDSAM collaborates with the OsloBIENNALEN on art in public spaces

LANDSAM collaborates with the OsloBIENNALEN on art in public spaces

OsloBIENNALEN uses a research-based approach to look at how art interacts with public spaces. LANDSAM is associated with the curatorial team through the research group Terrotorialisation and methods in planning (T&MP).

Metropolitan Regions, Planning and Governance

Metropolitan Regions, Planning and Governance

How are today’s metropolitan regions changing and how should their planning and governance be approached? New book co-edited by Daniel Galland.

About

The Department of Urban and Regional Planning (BYREG) is one of five departments in the  Faculty of Landscape and Society. BYREG consists of 25 employees, 150 students and 10 PhD candidates. The department offers a 5-year master in Urban and Regional Planning. Read more.

Contact information

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Staff are situated in the KA building (Fredrik Dahls vei 15, 1430 Ås) and in the 'Ormen Lange' building (Kirkeveien 25, 1433 Ås).

landsam@nmbu.no

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