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New funds for the Critical Urbanities programme

Published: 03 July 2020
Buenos Aires river

The Swedish Council for Higher Education has decided to approve another year of the SLU Landscape exchange with Buenos Aires: Critical Urbanities.

The decision, that was announced June 18, means that the Linneaus Palme Partnership programme between SLU Landscape and FADU-UBA Urban Design has been approved with funds of SEK 330 400.

As in previous years this budget allows SLU to send two teachers and two students to Buenos Aires, and to welcome two teachers and two students from over there, to continue the development of interdisciplinary landscape and urban design education while including Global South and Global North perspectives.

About Critical Urbanities

A student and teacher exchange between SLU Landscape (SLU’s Department of Landscape Architecture, Planning and Management within the Faculty for Landscape Planning, Horticulture and Crop Production Science) and FADU-UBA Urban Design (UBA’s Chair Lestard Cajide Janches within the Faculty of Architecture and Urban Design with the aim of advancing critical knowledge for fragile urban water landscapes and devising methods for improving socio-spatially fragmented urban areas characterised by changing water regimes.

Read more at the Critical Urbanities website


Lisa Diedrich, Professor

The Department of Landscape Architecture, Planning and Management, SLU, +46 40-41 54 24, +46 725 877 844

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