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PhD review: When Planning and Design Meet: Transformation of Urban Tissue Under Densification Policy – The Case of Oslo by Gordon Zurovac (PhD student, NMBU)

Kropf, Karl; Johansson, Rolf


Gordana Zurovac successfully defended her PhD thesis at the Norwegian University of Life Sciences (NMBU) in October 2020. It is a paper-based thesis that investigates and assesses the results of urban densification in Oslo, focusing specifically on housing in the period between 2004 and 2014. The investigation looks at both the spatial and procedural aspects of the process, with the spatial aspect framed between the levels of urban tissue and housing typology. Methodologically, the thesis sits within the comprehensive, interdisciplinary field of Urban Morphology, to which it is an important contribution both conceptually and in international reach. At the same time, the work strengthens the study of urban form in Norway and enhances our understanding of the characteristics and performance of recent development.

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The Nordic Journal of Architectural Research
2021, number: 3, pages: 128-131

Authors' information

Kropf, Karl
No organisation
Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences, Department of Urban and Rural Development

UKÄ Subject classification

Landscape Architecture

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