World in Denmark 2010
This conference has been held
The 6th annual World in Denmark
The conference presents Key note speakers from landscape architecture, urban design and urbanism who reflect upon their most recent transformations of the urban landscape.
World in Denmark 2010 is organised by University of Copenhagen, Forest and Landscape, Research Group for Landscape architecture and –urbanism. The conference is co-organized by The Heritage Agency of Denmark.
The conference was held 17th-19th June 2010. 150 practitioners and researchers from more than 40 countries took part.
The theme: AS FOUND
In landscape architecture and urbanism, architecture and heritage studies the concept site is gaining increasing attention. What is found on the site, the uses and the interpretations of it have become determining aspects for the theoretical investigation as well as the design, preservation and transformation of the post-industrial urban landscape.
The theme As Found will also be explored in academic paper sessions with scholars from a wide range of disciplines. The sessions are: Natural Processes - Large Scale Development - Sites of Representation - Finding Modern Sites - Open Space Design - Forgotten Spaces - Finding with the Body - Alternative Strategies in Urban Planning - Values and Methods in Cultural Heritage - Education - Parks and Cemeteries - GPS analysis - Urban Landscape Transformation.