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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

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... network is still visible in the forest, but not a single building remains. In Greenland, the government moved 1,400 people from Qullissat in 1972, after it found that the town’s coal mine was no longer profitable.Carl Johan Ohsten,...

Architecture and the question of ‘the’ sacred

Modern Architecture and the Sacred : Religious Legacies and Spiritual Renewal

Bloomsbury Visual Arts, 2020

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... precinct of Zeus Polieus.Drawing by Peter Carl.The association of city-founding and violence committed by ancient hero-figures and their gods is not unusual – for example, Tiamat and Marduk, Cain and Abel, Romulus and Remus. We can detect here...

Developing Canada’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

1

... in Natural Resource Development and Social Impact in the North, ed. James S. Frideres and Joseph E. DiSanto (New York: Peter Lang, 1990). However, in many cases the federal government continued to insist that mining companies establish permanent...