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Anders Folkesson

Anders Folkesson
Landscape Architect LAR/MSA, Senior Lecturer at LAPF (Department of Landscape Architecture, Planning and Management), SLU Alnarp. Leader of the thematic group "Urban Vegetation" at LAPF.

Presentation

Through the years I have developed extensive knowledge of materials as well as an ability to design and construct with materials – both hard materials and plant material.

I would say I have real expert competence in the following fields: Landscape design and construction, Plant composition and biotope design, Open storm water management, Municipal general planning and Wind energy planning.
 
 

Teaching

Teaching in first-, second-, and third cycle courses 

As Assistant at the Department of Landscape Planning, SLU Alnarp 1991-1993:

Teaching in the following courses:
La 3, Stadsbyggnad (town planning),
La 15, Markprojektering (landscape construction)
La 16, Gestaltning, fördjupningskurs (design – advanced level)
Fo 3, Formlära 3.

 
As Lecturer at the Department of Landscape Planning, SLU Alnarp 1993-1997:
Responsibility for course ”A-kurs, Grundkurs i landskapsplanering”, part ”Design”,
Teaching within the following Landscape Architecture courses:

La 3, Stadsbyggnad (town planning),
La 15, Markprojektering (landscape construction)
La 16, Gestaltning, fördjupningskurs (design – advanced level)
Fo 3, Formlära 3
Also teaching in courses in plant material- (växtmaterial-) and planning courses.

  
As guest teacher (representing Mellanrum AB) 1998 -2012; teaching in the following courses at SLU Alnarp:

 
Course La24, “Trädgårdskonst”; Tutoring.

Course La 24; “Trädgårdskonst”; Tutoring.

Course TN0133; Lecture “Concrete as building material”
Course arranged by Movium; “Dagvatten – inte bara en VA-fråga”: Lecture + Excursion
Course IN0309; Tutoring
Course TN0133, “Basic landscape construction”; Planning and implementation (Lecture+ tutoring+review) of exercise “Material concept”.
Course LP0295 “Biotope construction and design”; Lecture about storm water treatment + tutoring.
Course LP0044, “Trädgårdskonst”. Lecture + tutoring.
Course “B-kurs; Påbyggnadskurs i landskapsplanering”; Lecture “How to make a planting plan” + tutoring + review.
Course TN0133, “Basic landscape construction”; Planning and implementation (Lecture+ tutoring+review) of exercise “Material concept”.
Course LP0364 “Markprojektering”; Extensive tutoring (78 h) throughout the course.
Course LP0361; Lecture “Design with respect towards the history of place”
Course TN0133, “Basic landscape construction”; Planning and implementation (Lecture+ tutoring+review) of exercise “Material concept”.
Course LP0295 “Biotope construction and design”; Lecture about storm water treatment + Tutoring + Excursion + Review.
Course “B-kurs; Påbyggnadskurs i landskapsplanering”; Lecture “How to make a planting plan” + tutoring + review.
Course LP0361; Lecture “Design with respect towards the history of place”
Course LP0331; “Projekt 3 – Form, plan och genomförande”; Lecture “City growth on the terms of the existing landscape – an example from Helsingborg”.
Course LP0295 “Biotope construction and design”; Lecture about storm water treatment + tutoring + review.
Course “B-kurs; Påbyggnadskurs i landskapsplanering”; Lecture “How to make a planting plan” + tutoring.
Course LP0400, review in exercise  “Conceptual gardens”
Course LP0361; Lecture “Design with respect towards the history of place”
Course “B-kurs; Påbyggnadskurs i landskapsplanering”; Lecture “How to make a planting plan” + tutoring.
Course LP0380, Markprojektering. Tutoring throughout the course + review
Course LP0295 “Biotope construction and design”; Lecture about storm water treatment + tutoring + review
TN0133; Lecture “Concrete as building material”
Course TN0133, “Basic landscape construction”; Planning and implementation (Lecture+ tutoring+review) of exercise “Material concept”.
Course TN0153; Lecture about open storm water systems
Course LP0295 “Biotope construction and design”; Lecture about storm water treatment + tutoring + review.
Course LK0029; Lecture “To work as a Landscape Architect”
Course LP0443; Excursion/guiding in my own garden
Course TN0133, “Basic landscape construction”; Planning and implementation (Lecture+ tutoring+review) of exercise “Material concept”.
Course TN0216: Lecture “Concrete as Building Material”
Course LK0074; Lecture and tutoring
Course LK0073, Design project: Composition & Materiality; Extensive lecturing, tutoring, excursion, review etc.
Course LK0082 “Projektering och byggande av landskap”; Lecture, excursion, review.
Course TN0216: Lecture “Concrete as Building Material”
Course TN0153; Lecture about open storm water systems
Teaching in course LK0073; Extensive lecturing, tutoring, excursion, review, grading etc.
Teaching in course LK0073; Extensive lecturing, tutoring, excursion, review, grading etc.
Planning and teaching in LK0138; Theme course: Wind energy Planning. Lecturing and tutoring
Teaching in LK0138; Theme course: Wind energy Planning. Lecturing and tutoring.
Course LK0172; Projekt 1 -Landskap som verklighet, plan och idé; Planning, tutoring, literature seminar.
Course LK0080, Projekt 2 - Boplatsen. Tutoring, review, grading. 

 
As Lecturer at the Department of Landscape Architecture, Planning and Management 2012-2015:

 

Course responsibility:

 TN0322; “Material, konstruktion och projektering”. Course responsibility 2013, 2014 (period 3), 2014-15 (period 1), 2015.

 TN0243; ”Projektering och ståndortskunskap”. Course responsibility 2013, 2014, 2015.

 LK0219; “Växtkomposition”. Course responsibility 2013, 2014, 2015.

 Teaching in other courses: 
Anläggnings- och skötselekonomi, FÖ0399. (2013, 2014, 2015)

 Dynamic vegetation design, LK0191 (2014, 2015) (see APPENDIX 22)

 Garden plant knowledge and design, LK0183 (2013, 2014, 2015) 
Grundläggande växt och vegetationskunskap, LK0192 (2013, 2014) 
Grundläggande växtkännedom samt landskapsarkitektens yrkesroll, LK0169 (2013, 2014)

 Inomhusträdgårdens material o design, LK0216 (2013, 2014) 
LIPA med GIS, LK0175 (2013, 2014)

 Projekt 2 – Boplatsen, LK0177 (2013, 2014)

 Projektering och byggande av landskapsarkitektur, LK0178 (2014, 2015)

 Projektkurs Trädgårdsdesign, LK0220 (2014, 2015)

 Trädgårdsdesign - metod och material, LK0215 (2013, 2014, 2015)

 Utomhusträdgårdens material o design, LK0217 (2013, 2014)

 Utökad växt- och ståndortskännedom, LK0218 (2014

 Vegetationsbyggnad och växtkännedom, LK0142 (2014)

 Stadens utmaningar, HSU programme – seminar leader (2014)

 

 
Teaching in other contexts 
Examples of commissioned education, as consultant representing Mellanrum AB:

 Lecturing and leading workshop about The Spirit of Place, within the program “Garden Crafts and Design” (Trädgårdens hantverk och design) at the Institution for Cultural Heritage (Inst för kulturmiljövård)/DaCapo, Mariestad 
 

Lecturing about storm water treatment, within the program “Garden Crafts and Design” (Trädgårdens hantverk och design) at the Institution for Cultural Heritage (Inst för kulturmiljövård)/DaCapo, Mariestad
 

Leading seminar on Wind energy planning, on commission of Länsstyrelsen in Kronobergs Län.
 

Leading seminar on Wind energy planning, on commission of Norrköping municipality
 

Leading seminar on Wind energy planning, on commission of Borås municipality.
 

Leading seminar on Open storm water management, on commission of Hallsberg municipality
 

Leading seminar on maintenance of the plantings in “Ekologiska parken”, Hallsberg, on commission of Hallsberg municipality
 

Leading seminar on maintenance of residential yards in Norra Fäladen, Lund, on commission of LKF.
 

Planning and implementation of course about trees and tree maintenance in old Scanian gardens; on commission of the association “Scanian farms and houses” (Skånska Gårdar).
 

Giving evening classes in garden design and –maintenance for amateurs, 2003-2004.
 

 

External education, as lecturer at SLU 2012-1015:

 

Lecture/demonstration within course ”Grön entrepreneur/Skogens sociala värden”, on commission of SLU Omvärld 2014. 
 Lecture and workshop within course “Vintergröna växter”; on commission of Gröna Pennklubben, 2014.

 


 

Supervision

Experience as supervisor
 Supervised degree projects: 
Supervised degree projects, as consultant representing Mellanrum AB, 2001-2011
Noreke, Kajsa: Vår utemiljö: De 8 karaktärerna i Patrik Grahns forskning applicerade på Lomma kommun. (1999, Master level)
Christiansson, Anna-Karin: Ljudvandring – en inspiration till akustisk design i utemiljö. Examensarbete, Inst. för Landskapsplanering, SLU Alnarp, 2006. (Master)
Cervén, Gunnar: A sense of ambient sounds. SLU Alnarp, 2009. (assistant supervisor) (Master)
Romih, Eva: New urban room within the city of Kranj. SLU Alnarp 2012. (Master)
 

 

Supervised degree projects as Lecturer at SLU 2012-2015

 
Lilja, Axel: The importance of the natural stone's surface against its base in avoiding the stone sliding sideways. SLU Alnarp, 2013. (Bachelor)
 

Boberg, Fanny: The importance of outdoor settings in health care: A design proposal for a patio at Sollentuna hospital aimed to increase quality of life and improve work environment. SLU Alnarp 2014. (Master)
 

Hilldetun, Isa: To create meaning with the garden as medium. SLU Alnarp 2015. (Bachelor)
 

Brising, Karolina: Winter garden design - three design proposals for an ornamental park in Lomma. SLU Alnarp 2014. (Bachelor)
 

Strand, Maja:  A study of daylight and how it interacts with vegetation in interior gardens. SLU Alnarp 2014. (Bachelor)

 
Höög, Martina: Possibilities on the residential yard - a comparison between existing and suggested management costs. SLU Alnarp 2013. (Bachelor)
 

Anna Jönsson, Master: Trail of experience at Malmö Airport - A design program from a landscape management perspective. SLU Alnarp 2015. (Master)

 
Emilie Mattsson och Maria Rudling, Master: Ett gestaltningsförslag för trädgården kring N’Tendele Lodge i Mozambique. SLU Anarp 2015. (Master) (shared supervison with Ann Bergsjö)

 
Charlotta Gard och Tanja Peters: Den "omöblerade" skolgården - ett förslag till gestaltning av Lunds Montessoriskolas utemiljö. SLU Alnarp 2015. (Master) (shared supervision with Allan Gunnarsson)

 
Emma Kullin: Skissandet som hjälpmedel i gestaltningsprocessen – en självreflekterande analys av vägen till ett konkret trädgårdsförslag. SLU Alnarp 2015. (Bachelor)

 
Smedberg, Josefin: How can you get the pool to blend in and feel integrated in the garden? SLU Alnarp 2015. (Bachelor)
 

Söderling, Amanda: Schoolyard design - A design proposal for Slestadsskolan based on environmental psychology and outdoor education. SLU Alnarp 2015. (Bachelor)
 

Sjögren, Fia: Suitable hedges for the midland climate in Småland, Sweden – an overview. SLU Alnarp 2014. (Bachelor)
 

Rönnmark, Rebecca: Forest and wetland environments in urban areas - Thoughts about design and management for a reduced risk of contracting tick-borne infections. Measures applied at Isbladskärret in Stockholm. (Master, in progress) (shared supervision with Allan Gunnarsson)
 

Arvidsson, Magdalena: Proposal for new entrance to Råda Säteri – Capturing the spirit of place.
(Bachelor, in progress)

 

Marianne Holgersson: Längs cykelvägen - att gestalta ett stråk (Master, in progress)
 

 

 

Examination of degree projects, as Lecturer at SLU 2012-2015

 
Nordström, Johan: A plant habitat adapted design of an inner courtyard. SLU Alnarp 2013. (Bachelor)
Biel Jönsson, Anna-Lena: Presentation of visible storm water management in private gardens and courtyards. SLU Alnarp 2013. (Bachelor.)
Lundborg, Kristina: Why artificial grass? SLU Alnarp 2014. (Bachelor.)
Svensson, Brita: Wood materials in public outdoor environment. (Bachelor.)
Jönsson, Anna: Organic gravel stabilizer – an organic solution for sustainable pathways in urban environments. SLU Alnarp 2015. (Bachelor.)
Roman, Tommy: In search of a lost material – A practice-based investigation of the potential to reuse and recycle building materials within the field of Landscape Architecture. SLU Alnarp 2014. (Master, examination together with Tomas Eriksson)
Flodin, Helena: People’s passion for the sun! - A study about the need of shadow on our bathing places, applied in principles of design. SLU Alnarp 2015. (Master, examination together with Maria Kylin)
Üebel, Kajsa: The Swedish Transport Administration’s tree selection – sustainable from a climate change perspective? SLU Alnarp 2014. (Master, examination together with Bengt Persson)
Wretling, Eva: The house of Paul Jönsson – a skipper garden in Viken. SLU Alnarp 2015. (Master, examination together with Marie Larsson)
Mason, Tanja: Urban green structures -Rain gardens as a sustainable feature in streetscapes. SLU Alnarp 2015. (Master.)
Kjellstrand, Malena:  The importance of vegetation for people in large scale suburban residential areas - A study of the “green life between buildings” in Klostergården, Lund, Sweden. SLU Alnarp 2015. (Bachelor)

Selected publications

Folkesson, Anders: Att forma ett rikare landskap. Stad & Land nr 144, SLU Alnarp 1997.
 

Folkesson, Anders: Jag söker platsens mening. Rapport 02:5, Inst. för landskapsplanering, Alnarp 2002. Submitted as APPENDIX 18.
 

Folkesson, Anders and Gustavsson, Roland: Alnarps Landskapslaboratorium. Inst. för landskapsplanering, Alnarp 1996.
 

Folkesson, Anders, Fornander, Jesper and Gustavsson, Roland: Utformning av skogslandskap.  Skog och forskning nr 1/1994.
 

Folkesson, Anders: Stigen berättar. Essay in Utblick/Landskap 4/1997
 

Folkesson, Anders: Utemiljön kring ladugården. Essay in ”Alnarp - en exposé”, Alnarp 1996.
 

Vindkraften och landskapet – Att analysera förutsättningar och utforma anläggningar. Boverket 2009. Mellanrum AB on commission of The National Board of Housing, Building and Planning. Co-authors from Mellanrum AB: Karin Hammarlund and Anna Ranger.
 

Folkesson, Anders and Göransson, Christer: Dagvatten – en viktig resurs att ta vara på i trädgården. Fakta Trädgård-Fritid nr 83, SLU 2001.  
 

Vindkraft i harmoni. Skärbäck E, Hammarlund K, Hellström M, Folkesson A et al 1998. Statens Energimyndighet, ET 19:1998
 

Folkesson, Anders, Sjöman, Henrik and Brising, Karolina: Växter för vinterfägring. Movium Fakta n:o 1/2015, SLU Alnarp 2015.
 

Folkesson, Anders and Nordgren, Boel: Utveckling av Campus Alnarps utemiljö - Förstudie inför framtagande av skötselplan och utvecklingsplan för Alnarps campus. LTV-Fakulteten, SLU 2014. Published digitally on the LVT webpage; http://www.slu.se/Documents/externwebben/ltj-fak-dok/Parken/forstudie_campus_slutlig_version20140616.pdf
 

Folkesson, Anders: Jordkokboken.  Svensk Byggtjänst 2018.


Contact

Senior Lecturer at the Institutionen för landskapsarkitektur, planering och förvaltning
Telephone: +4640415142
Postal address:
Box 190
234 22 Lomma
Visiting address: Slottsvägen 5, Alnarp, Alnarp