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Norway was the first country in Europe: A study programme in landscape architecture to help build the nation

Norway was the first country in Europe: A study programme in landscape architecture to help build the nation

How is it that little Norway was the first country in Europe to offer a academic study programme in landscape architecture, decades before culturally advanced nations such as Germany, England and France?

The best kind of neighbourhood for children

The best kind of neighbourhood for children

Children living in neighbourhoods with green areas within 800 metres of their home are more active, both socially and physically, according to new research.

New book promotes alternative views of landscape analysis

New book promotes alternative views of landscape analysis

In their new book, Marius Fiskevold and Anne Katrine Geelmuyden want to demonstrate that viewing an area as a landscape is a way of orienting oneself in the world.

Welcome to the exhibition OUTDOOR MATTERS at the National Museum in Oslo

Welcome to the exhibition OUTDOOR MATTERS at the National Museum in Oslo

It is one hundred years since the landscape architect programme began at the Norwegian University of Life Sciences (NMBU) making Norway the first country in Europe to educate landscape architects and this centennial will be celebrated with the OUTDOOR MATTERS exhibition at the National Museum – Architecture, Oslo.

Historical Archive of Norwegian Landscape Architecture

Historical Archive of Norwegian Landscape Architecture

In 2014, the School of Landscape Architecture (ILA) ) opened the Archive of Norwegian Landscape Architecture. The education in landscape architecture at NMBU is the second oldest in the world, which makes the Archive unique. 

Meet the new landscape boss

Meet the new landscape boss

The Department of Landscape Architecture has a new Head. Interview with Tore Edvard Bergaust.

 PhD programme in Society, Development and Planning

PhD programme in Society, Development and Planning

The research theme of the PhD programme in Society, Development and Planning encompasses key challenges to society in the fields of urban and regional planning, real estate and law, public health science and landscape architecture. 

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.