Karsten Jørgensen

Karsten Jørgensen
Norwegian University of Life Sciences (NMBU) · Department of Landscape Architecture and Spatial Planning (ILP)

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Two new books on landscape (architecture) teaching, provided the rationale for this paper. It aims to place these into the context of the development of the landscape architecture discipline in Europe. A description of the beginnings of European university education follows an outline of the genesis of the profession. Moves towards European integra...
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The European Landscape Convention has introduced a Europe-wide concept of protection, management and planning of all landscapes – not just the outstanding ones. This book reflects on the background to the establishment of the convention, takes a critical look at examples and experiences of its implementation, and discusses future developments for t...
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The aim of this paper is to study how women’s privacy needs are met through the physical form of public spaces in both old and new urban designs, using as a case study the city of Nablus, Palestine, which has been significantly influenced by the culture of gender separation. The findings will help develop a better understanding of the relationship...
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The article reflects on the relationship between landscape architects, influential clients, and public involvement in Ekeberg, a publicly owned area of Oslo, where significant changes have taken place since the beginning of World War II. “Ekebergparken” was established as a public sculpture park in 2013. The park is funded entirely by private funds...
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The history of ideas behind the European Landscape Convention may reveal attitudes and advances of central concepts of the Convention, including landscape as common and shared as well as local heritage and identity contributing to well-being and quality of life. This chapter traces one of the ideological paths that go back to a romantic view upon l...
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Specific laws and regulations referring to landscape are gradually adopted according to the provisions of the European Landscape Convention, and a report from the CoE (2015) provides an updated status. The report reveals that there is a diversity of definitions of landscape, both in language and in legislation. In this chapter, we have tried to des...
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Et møte mellom djerve ideer og barsk natur - sammendrag Hager oppstår i et møte mellom ideer og tankesett og natur og klima. Få andre kulturuttrykk er i samme grad rotfestet som hagekunsten er, både i bokstavelig og overført betydning. Boken Hager mot nord holder anvender et slikt utvidet hagebegrep, der utformingen av og estetiske kvaliteter ved b...
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Norske kirkegårder og gravminner har endret uttrykk i løpet av de siste hundre år. På begynnelsen av 1900-tallet var det vanlig med gravplasser som fremhevet den gravlagtes sosiale status, gjerne med store og høye gravminner innrammet av stein eller betong og små stakittgjerder i støpejern. For de som var i den andre enden av den sosiale skalaen fa...
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In Europe, concepts for public parks were formulated by CCL Hirschfeld in Kiel (1779-85), JC Loudon in London (1829), and JCA Alphand in Paris (1867-73), among others. Olmsted knew these men, his forebears and contemporaries in Europe. (In this regard, Frederick Law Olmsted may be described as a true flâneur of the 19th century. A professional auto...
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Where one previously used the concept of sustainable landscapes, we now often talk about the resilience of landscape. In many languages the English term is being used directly. It denotes the ability to resist and withstand various types of loads or strain. Extreme rainfall, for example. Some landscapes are quite effective with respect to redistrib...
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During recent decades, changes in the landscape of Palestine have occurred rapidly and very dramatically. Palestinian landscape is going through remarkable transformation. The physical charisma of the landscape in Palestine will depend mainly on how building activity will be concentrated throughout the country. The visual landscape is important in...
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2005-2015 er utpekt som FNs tiår med fokus på vann. 2013 er FNs internasjonale år for samarbeid om vann. Den 22. mars var det i tillegg FNs internasjonale vanndag. For landskapsarkitekter verden over er dette en påminnelse om behovet for sikring av vannressurser gjennom landskapsplanlegging. Tilgang til vann er helt nødvendig for å oppfylle grunnle...
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Berlin Poplars is a bestseller novel by Norwegian novelist Anne B. Ragde. (German title: “Das Lügenhaus”) The motif of the book title is a feature of the Norwegian post-war landscape: A great number of barrack compounds and other construction sites were planted with poplars or willows. In some cases such plantings were removed shortly after the Ger...
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The history of garden art in Norway has yet to be written. An indifferent observer may ask whether there is any history to record at all, because garden art is not what strikes you when you visit the country. Natural scenery and landscapes, rather than gardens, are the more common reasons for visiting Norway. But, when you look a little closer, ind...
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Boken presenterer en rekke nyere prosjekter med tekst, tegninger og bilder. Prosjektene representerer den norske landskapsarkitekturen de siste 20 årene, og gir et godt bilde av den kvaliteten og bredden som finnes innen landskapsarkitektur i Norge i dag. Boken kan leses i sammenheng, eller brukes som et oppslagsverk. I Ny norsk landskapsarkitektu...
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The book Contemporary Landscape Architecture in Norway documents some of the best projects designed and built by Norwegian landscape architects over the 20-year period from 1989-2009. The book includes parks, cultural landscapes, urban environments, and social landscapes in schools and residential areas. The authors expand upon the role and importa...
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I 1960-62 prosjekterte hagearkitektkontoret Grindaker og Gabrielsen Hydroparken i Oslo. Denne parken synes på flere måter å markere et omslag i den eksisterende fagtradisjonen. Norsk hagearkitektur var fram til dette tidspunktet i stor grad fokusert på utforming av privathager og bevaring av grøntområder i byene, og formalt var faget overveiende ba...

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