Institute of Landscape and Urban Studies

About the Institute

The Institute of Landscape and Urban Studies at the Department of Architecture addresses contemporary issues of social equity and environmental transformation. Research spans the disciplines of architecture, landscape architecture, urban and regional design, civil engineering, territorial planning and social sciences. Focusing on the production of landscape and human settlements through a range of different scales, from the local to the global, including studies in landscape and designed ecologies, design strategies, energy and food production, material stocks and flows, health and socio-economic development. The Institute seeks to promote a critical discourse, qualitatively and quantitatively addressing pressing environmental and social challenges, and cultivating independent, inventive, and proactive positions engaging with present and future processes of environmental transformation.

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