LARK 50 years: Round table discussions

Last changed: 08 December 2021
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Four different round table discussions took place on the occasion of the 50th anniversary of the Landscape Architecture Programme at SLU 2021.



"The landscape architectures roles in an international perspective"
(In English)
The invited speakers were the SLU Landscape honorary doctors:
Anne Whiston Spirn, Richard Stiles, Catharine Ward Thompson, Gil Penalosa and Helena Bjarnegård. Moderators: Caroline Dahl and Ingrid Sarlöv Herlin
From 16 Nov 2021

"The landscape architects' journey with sustainability - the landscape architects' relationship to sustainability"
(In English)
The invited speakers were Nordic colleagues: Anne Katrine Geelmuyden (Norge), Torben Dam (Danmark), Hermann Gunnlaugsson (Island), Ranja Hautamäki (Finland) and Ingrid Sarlöv Herlin (Sverige). Moderator: Thomas Randrup
From 10 Nov 2021

"What will be the landscape architect's role and societal mission in 50 years?"
(In Swedish)
Invited speakers/students: Malte Grahm, Emilia Ruist, Jakob Ekelund and Bim Byström
Moderators: Jitka Svensson and Maria Wisselgren
From 20 Oct 2021

"How has landscape architecture design been taught through these 50 years?" 
(In English)
Invited speakers were employees and former employees of SLU: Andrea Kahn, Pär ”Pinge” Gustafsson, Carola Wingren, Tomas Eriksson and Arne Nordius
Moderator: Emily Wade
From 13 Oct 2021


Matilda Alfengård
Lecturer at the Department of Landscape Architecture, Planning and Management

SLU Landscape
SLU Landscape operates as a cross-institutional network for collaboration and joint profiling of work done in the landscape subject area at SLU. It is one of the largest environments for research and teaching in landscape architecture in Europe.