Åsa Ahrland Senior Lecturer at the
Department of Urban and Rural Development; Department of Urban and Rural Development, Landscape Architecture
Senior Lecturer at the
Department of Urban and Rural Development; Division of Landscape Architecture
Work description: Un-disciplined researcher and teacher on sustainable urban development with a passion for socio-material systems thinking, critical theory and speculative approaches, particularly to explore and address the paradox/oxymoron of sustainable + urban. Joined SLU in August 2017 as researcher and Vice Program Director for SLU Urban Futures platform. Current research projects include BEYONCEY which explores sustainable urban development beyond the efficiency paradigm; CIPI in which we develop performance indicators for sustainable cities for the Swedish certification system Citylab Action; and Mo-Bo in which design at multiple scales is explored as a tool for more integrated and sustainable mobility and housing practices. Very fond of popular science writing, talking and meeting. Serves at the editorial boards for Futures and Sustainable Development, respectively. MSc in Environmental Science (Stockholm University) and PhD in Planning and Decision Analysis (KTH Royal Institute of Technology).
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