HEALTH PROMOTING URBAN DESIGN
PUBLISHED IN: SINTEF Byggforsk, 2018
DESCRIPTION: The chapter presents recent research on health promoting urban design. Looking at physical, mental and social health the chapter intends on guiding and inspiring architects, planners, policy makers and others working with health promoting measures in cities.
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THE HUMAN HABITAT: MY, OUR’S AND EVERYONE’S CITY
PUBLISHED IN: Integrating Human Health into Urban- and Transport Planning (Ed. Kreis & Nieuwenhuijsen), Springer, 2018
DESCRIPTION: This book chapter assess and evaluate which factors are crucial to promote a livable relationship between people and place. To address the complexity of cities, an interdisciplinary approach to urban design is crucial to promote public health and quality of life in what we have termed the human habitat.
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MIDLERTIDIGHETENS PARADOKSALE KONSEKVENS
ENGLISH TITLE: The paradoxical consequence of temporary use of urban space
PUBLISHED AT: Magasinet KOTE nr. 8, February 2017
DESCRIPTION: Temporary projects are often associated with pop-up events, art installations or festivals in relation to revitilization projects. However, they are also a tool for co-creation and can work to preserve diversity in cities.
PLANLEGGE FOR ELDREBØLGEN
ENGLISH TITLE: Planning for the elderly boom
PUBLISHED AT: Kristiansand2041, February 2017
DESCRIPTION: A literature review on health promoting design for seniors in collaboration with COWI and Kristiansand municipality. The report is published as an informative webforum for the Kristiansand 2041 municipal plan.
ENGLISH TITLE: Health promoting urban design
PUBLISHED AT: Magasinet KOTE, May 2016
DESCRIPTION: To create sustainable, livable and healthy cities it is essential to understand the relation between physical elements and human behavior. When discussing this it is important with an human centered approach to meet the inhabitants needs and wants.
CO-CREATION WITH THE MAASAI – A DIFFERENT APPROACH TO DEVELOPMENT WORK
PUBLISHED AT: Cardigan Row. Jan 2016
DESCRIPTION: Projects involving urban development, the environment and education throughout the developing world are often run and managed by foreign NGO’s. Some believe their methods and systems, ‘western best-practice approach’, is the best implementation and tool of action. However, this does not generally apply to local groups or indigenous communities. Co-creation is one particular research approach, that is making the development process different, innovative and inclusive for the people whose everyday lives the project ultimately concerns.
SUPERKILEN: HINTER DEM HYPE
ENGLISH TITLE: Superkilen: Behind the Hype
PUBLISHED AT: GARTEN + LANDSCHAFT, May 2016
DESCRIPTION: Superkilen is a park in Nørrebro, Copenhagen, and our research and critique of this urban space is based on qualitative and quantitative data to understand if the urban area is working as intended. The questions we ask are, is Superkilen a good or bad public space in the neighborhood? What are the urban transformations of Superkilen? Is it culturally inclusive?
URBANT FRILUFTSLIV OG DET PERFORMATIVE LANDSKAP
ENGLISH TITLE: Urban outdoor life and the performative landscape
PUBLISHED AT: Arkitektur N, nr 7, Oct 2015
DESCRIPTION: Is there room for outdoor activities when cities are growing and becoming densified? There must be urban landscapes that promotes outdoor physical activity.
ENGLISH TITLE: Democratic urban planning
PUBLISHED AT: Byggeindustrien, nr 5, May 2017
DESCRIPTION: An article about COurban design collective and how we work with democratic design. Read the article below!