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

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 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).

Traditional teaching challenged by new methods

Traditional teaching challenged by new methods

In order to play an active role in a transitional phase, we need an attitude towards knowledge that is future-oriented and created during our actions, according to NMBU professor Elin Børrud, who develops innovative teaching methods for her students.

A critical look at the Norwegian cabin dream

A critical look at the Norwegian cabin dream

The Norwegian cabin market is not sustainable. “It cannot continue like this,” says Rasmus Steffansen in his doctoral thesis. He sharply criticises the current Norwegian cabin dream and believes a national cabin plan should be drawn up to limit the development.

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

NMBU switchboard:
+47 67 23 00 00

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