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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.

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.

Better urban planning with Virtual Reality

Better urban planning with Virtual Reality

Virtual Reality can help facilitate more informed discussions between stakeholders in urban planning projects and lead to more transparency – resulting in better and fairer processes, says researcher.