PhD: Oslo School of Architecture and Design Institute of Urbanism and Landscape

PhD position: Norwegian Urbanism
The Institute of Urbanism and Landscape, AHO offers a PhD position on Norwegian Urbanism. This research program studies urban development through the optics of urban form, based on a selection of case studies. The program specifically investigates how architectural and spatial approaches can constitute a common platform for different interests and actors, and support strategic planning processes and decisions. This research is based on European traditions of strategic planning as well as research built around architectural and landscape analysis and design understood as critical tools for understanding, exploring and solving complex planning challenges in cities and urban territories. More information and the application can be found here. Applications are due 27 February 2022. 

PhD position: Nature-based solutions for climate change: upscaling landscape‐based climate mitigation and adaptation actions
The Institute of Urbanism and Landscape in collaboration with the Institute of Design at AHO offers a PhD position linked to a research project granted by the Research Council Norway named: NATURACT. This project seeks to develop three landscape-based transition plans utilising Nature-based solutions (NBS) in order to prevent and mitigate geohazard events primarly related to flooding in Norway. NATURACT integrates the expertise and competence of various academic disciplines within risk management, ecology, earth systems science and landscape architecture, as well as explore community attitudes linked to landscape changes. More information and the application can be found here. Applications are due 6 March 2022. 

The PhD Programme at The Oslo School of Architecture and Design (AHO) will arrange an online information meeting about the AHO PhD Programme on Friday, 4 February 2022 at 14:00 CET. See for more information.


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