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From the SLU Landscape Days in Alnarp, October 18-19, 2017

Published: 06 November 2017

The Landscape Days is a great opportunity to meet fellow colleagues from all of the landscape departments. Our fall SLU Landscape Days had a very rich program. During the Landscape Days talks, seminars, workshops and presentations on various topics were held. Thanks to all of you who organized and implemented these activities.

A slide show summarizing the SLU Landscape Days in Alnarp 2017

1. Plenum. The Dean of the LTV faculty Håkan Schroeder, together with Pro Dean Lena Ekelund Axelsson, officially opened the SLU Landscape Days.
2. Plenum. Lisa Diedrich introduced the new future platform, SLU Urban Future, together with Josefin Wangel and Nina Vogel.
3. Plenum. Lisa Diedrich introduced the new future platform, SLU Urban Future, together with Josefin Wangel and Nina Vogel.
4. Plenum. Diedrich Bruns and Sandra Lenzholzer, Editors of Research in Landscape Architecture: Methods and Methodology, presented the book and held a short lecture.
5. Plenum. Diedrich Bruns and Sandra Lenzholzer, Editors of Research in Landscape Architecture: Methods and Methodology, presented the book and held a short lecture.
6. Open Seminar with SLU Urban Future platform. The Urban Future platform team, Lisa Diedrich, Josefin Wangel and Nina Vogel used this workshop as an opportunity to understand the thinking and acting about Urban Future at SLU. Ongoing teaching and research that could help develop the platform as well as urban challenges were discussed.
7. Research dissemination and communication through Movium Think Tank. Teaching and research staff from SOL, LAPF, AEM and UF were invited to a dialogue on how to improve societal impact through smart communication of teaching and research findings. Information on current dissemination and communication through Movium Think Tank were provided, current dissemination and communication needs from SLU Landscape staff were identified and future communication techniques and platforms were discussed. The session were organized by Caroline Dahl, Titti Olsson, Göran Nilsson and Anders Rasmusson.
8. Workshop “I Ask, You Sketch” – a Speed date workshop for better collaboration. This speed date gave teachers and researchers from the LA-divisions at Alnarp and Ultuna a chance to get to know each other a bit better, in a short time. By drawing the answers to different questions, a proper personal and professional profile were provided in a limited time. The session was organized by Maria Wisselgren, Anna Robling, Åsa Bench and Marina Queiroz.
9. Workshop “I Ask, You Sketch” – a Speed date workshop for better collaboration. This speed date gave teachers and researchers from the LA-divisions at Alnarp and Ultuna a chance to get to know each other a bit better, in a short time. By drawing the answers to different questions, a proper personal and professional profile were provided in a limited time. The session was organized by Maria Wisselgren, Anna Robling, Åsa Bench and Marina Queiroz.
10. Artistic Exploration. This workshop organized by Carola Wingren exposed explorative projects where colleagues at SLU are involved and where art is a driving factor or tool for investigation. As a part of the discussion, different projects were presented.
11. Tour of the Alnarp Rehabilitation garden. Patrik Grahn, Lillian Lavesson, Anna María Pálsdóttir and Anna Bengtsson presented the garden and guided a group on the facility.
12. Plenum. Public presentation of prior year CFI projects.
13. Public presentation of prior year CFI projects. Talking about teaching; creating collegiality & find synergies. Åsa Bensch, Marina Queiroz (project co-coordinators).
14. Public presentation of prior year CFI projects. 8 Games about Design Theory. Thomas Oles, Vera Vicenzotti (project co-coordinators).
15. Public presentation of prior year CFI projects. Research Funding Seminars. Neil Sang (project coordinator).
16. Public presentation of prior year CFI projects. Research in Landscape Architecture, Methods and Methodology: a literature circle and workshop. Ingrid Sarlöv-Härlin (project coordinator).
17. Call for Ideas info workshop description. The workshop invited teachers and researcher from SOL, LAPF, AEM, Movium and UF interested in using the Call for Ideas to meet and collaborate with SLU Landscape colleagues. The hands-on session provided an opportunity to get info about the CFI application, sharpen existing ideas and identifying possible future team members etc. The session was facilitated by Nina Vogel and Andrea Kahn.
18. Call for Ideas info workshop description. The workshop invited teachers and researcher from SOL, LAPF, AEM, Movium and UF interested in using the Call for Ideas to meet and collaborate with SLU Landscape colleagues. The hands-on session provided an opportunity to get info about the CFI application, sharpen existing ideas and identifying possible future team members etc. The session was facilitated by Nina Vogel and Andrea Kahn.
19. Three (more) games about Design Theory. The Design Theory Group invited all members of the SLU Landscape community to attend/participate in three related activities about their 2017 CFI project, Three games about Design Theory. The three parts was a formal presentation where CFI teams presented goals, activities and findings, an interactive exhibition where topics and themes emerged from the project were expressed as a series of open-ended propositions, and an open playshop where participants was invited to reflect on the propositions, discuss project findings, propose actions etc. The session was organized by Thomas Oles.
20. Three (more) games about Design Theory. The Design Theory Group invited all members of the SLU Landscape community to attend/participate in three related activities about their 2017 CFI project, Three games about Design Theory. The three parts was a formal presentation where CFI teams presented goals, activities and findings, an interactive exhibition where topics and themes emerged from the project were expressed as a series of open-ended propositions, and an open playshop where participants was invited to reflect on the propositions, discuss project findings, propose actions etc. The session was organized by Thomas Oles.
21. Tableaux Continus – floor talks on evolutionary mappings for Nyhamnen. The course Planning Project: Driving Forces and Contemporary Tendencies, 2017, exhibited the results of an experiment with new forms of mapping site and site projects for Nyhamnen, Malmö. The project was inspired by Alexander von Humboldt’s evolutionary idea of knowledge and his historic approach to knowledge was updated through a combination of science and the arts. The presentations were organized by course leaders and teachers, Marie Andersson, Lisa Diedrich and Gunilla Lindholm.
22. Collaboration and outreach in Teaching. This session invited members of SLU Landscape to influence an ongoing policy work on how to increase the collaboration between teaching and society. Mats Gyllin, Lisa Germundsson and Caroline Dahl forms a working group that will propose protocols and actions that can operationalize collaboration between teaching and practice. The session was facilitated by Mats Gyllin and Caroline Dahl.
23. Master Projects evolving from Department culture and practice. This session of Master Projects and how to further develop and sharpen them, invited teachers and researchers with an interest in Master Projects. Organized by Marie Larsson.
24. Plenum. SLU Landscape working group wrap up.

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