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Developing Russia’s Arctic cities

Peter Hemmersam

Peter Hemmersam is Professor in Urban Design at the Institute of Urbanism and Landscape at the Oslo School of Architecture and Design and he directs the Oslo Centre for Urban and Landscape Studies, Norway. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Making the Arctic City : The History and Future of Urbanism in the Circumpolar North

Bloomsbury Visual Arts, 2021

Book chapter

...Prelude: Greening the Soviet Arctic city Trees line the streets of Murmansk. They are not tall, but they are planted in dense linear strips along the avenues, making Murmansk a surprisingly green city despite its northern location. During...

Studying Arctic cities

Peter Hemmersam

Peter Hemmersam is Professor in Urban Design at the Institute of Urbanism and Landscape at the Oslo School of Architecture and Design and he directs the Oslo Centre for Urban and Landscape Studies, Norway. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Making the Arctic City : The History and Future of Urbanism in the Circumpolar North

Bloomsbury Visual Arts, 2021

Book chapter

...Cities in the Arctic are few and far apart. Academics from various fields have studied the communities of the North for decades to document and support development. Still, urbanism remains a peripheral perspective within Arctic...

Building cities in the Arctic

Peter Hemmersam

Peter Hemmersam is Professor in Urban Design at the Institute of Urbanism and Landscape at the Oslo School of Architecture and Design and he directs the Oslo Centre for Urban and Landscape Studies, Norway. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Making the Arctic City : The History and Future of Urbanism in the Circumpolar North

Bloomsbury Visual Arts, 2021

Book chapter

...The Arctic urban development boom from the 1950s to the 1970s coincided with the peak of late or high Modernism in architecture and urban planning. The construction of modern cities was part of large-scale programmes...

Introducing the Arctic

Peter Hemmersam

Peter Hemmersam is Professor in Urban Design at the Institute of Urbanism and Landscape at the Oslo School of Architecture and Design and he directs the Oslo Centre for Urban and Landscape Studies, Norway. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Making the Arctic City : The History and Future of Urbanism in the Circumpolar North

Bloomsbury Visual Arts, 2021

Book chapter

...Ideas about ‘the Arctic’ surfaced during the nineteenth century within various academic disciplines that studied its nature and peoples. While the natural sciences have researched the North since the first Arctic expeditions...

Learning from the Arctic city

Peter Hemmersam

Peter Hemmersam is Professor in Urban Design at the Institute of Urbanism and Landscape at the Oslo School of Architecture and Design and he directs the Oslo Centre for Urban and Landscape Studies, Norway. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Making the Arctic City : The History and Future of Urbanism in the Circumpolar North

Bloomsbury Visual Arts, 2021

Book chapter

...The historical and ongoing construction of the Arctic as a unique region suggests the absence of, or only marginal presence of, modern urban society. As Sheppard and White clarify, Hamelin’s influential indexing of ‘nordicity’ established...

Defining Arctic urbanism

Peter Hemmersam

Peter Hemmersam is Professor in Urban Design at the Institute of Urbanism and Landscape at the Oslo School of Architecture and Design and he directs the Oslo Centre for Urban and Landscape Studies, Norway. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Making the Arctic City : The History and Future of Urbanism in the Circumpolar North

Bloomsbury Visual Arts, 2021

Book chapter

...While there are significant differences between Arctic states and territories, a set of common issues nevertheless materialize in particular notions about urbanism. Central to the construction of the Arctic City has been the idea...

Introduction

Peter Hemmersam

Peter Hemmersam is Professor in Urban Design at the Institute of Urbanism and Landscape at the Oslo School of Architecture and Design and he directs the Oslo Centre for Urban and Landscape Studies, Norway. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Making the Arctic City : The History and Future of Urbanism in the Circumpolar North

Bloomsbury Visual Arts, 2021

Book chapter

...Millions of people call the Arctic their home, while, to outsiders, the region often appears as an uninhabited ‘natural’ space. Public perception of the Arctic draws from images of Indigenous people engaged in traditional activities, while,...

The USSR: Developed Socialism and Extensive Urbanism

Miles Glendinning

Miles Glendinning is Professor of Architectural Conservation at the Edinburgh School of Architecture and Landscape Architecture, University of Edinburgh, UK. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Mass Housing : Modern Architecture and State Power – a Global History

Bloomsbury Visual Arts, 2021

Book chapter

...The previous seven chapters traced the First World’s postwar housing programmes, including their common features, and their divergences – some blatant, such as the early rise and fall of US public housing, but others more subtle. Chapters...