Cold Climate and Territory IV in Tromsø / Symposium / 11 April 2014

Anita Veiseth, Landscape architect, Verte landskap - arkitektur AS, introducing the symposium
 Katlinn Clavier, Landscape architect, Dronninga Landskap AS, presenting "Blue Green Factor as a Tool to improve Environmental Qualities in Projects"
Henning Bek, Architect + Davor Robitschko, Architect, Verte landskap - arkitektur AS,
presenting findings from workshop about "Blue Green Factor"
Bent Braskerud, Researcher NVE, presenting "Practical storm water management in local urban planning" 
Torben Mrthinus, Local Contact Future Cities Tromsø, presenting "Future Cities in Tromsø"
Mikael af Ekenstam, MSC Environmental Science, Sweco AS, presenting "Prerequisites for innovative and environmentally sound building projects"
Peter Bernhardt, Asplanviak, presenting "Powered by nature – Powerhouse Kjørbo. Refurbishment of two office blocks from 1980 into energy-positive buildings" 
Kathrine Strøm, Landscape architect, COWI AS/Blue Green Network, presenting "Are BREEAM projects better projects?"
Panel discussion with all speakers and participants
 Tapas and Mingling after the symposium

Cold Climate and Territory IV in Tromsø / Workshop / 10 April 2014

Katlinn Clavier, a landscape architect in Dronninga Landskap AS, giving introductory lecture about Blue Green Factor
Worming up exercise in the morning
 Site visiting for workshop assignment in the courtyard, art academy
Intensive sketching and discussion in the workshop

Erasmus Internship at ENSNP in Blois - France

Morning coffee at l'Ecole National Superieur de la nature et du Paysage (ENSNP)
View to the Entrance hall and the Balcony with the Administration and the Professeurs !


Visiting the 9th ARCHILAB at the newly opened FRAC CENTRE in Orleans together with students and teachers at ENSNP (Blois). Naturalizing Architecture is the aim going beyond the boundaries of traditional thinking, and investegating the crossroads of computer sciences, engineering and biology.
Algorithmic design, biomimetics, morphogenisis and cellular automata - these are concepts that will be well known to architects, landscape architects and designers in a few years.
Digital simulation tools, allows architects to investigate in concepts of nature that is at the same time organic, geometric and from micro to macro, somewhere between architecture and science. 

Cold Climate and Territory Book II

VERTE landskap - arkitektur AS are proud to announce the launch of Cold Climate and Territory II which is a book that documents the work carried out during the Fuglenes, Hammerfest project.
Fuglenes is a peninsula of about 240 hectares where traditional maritime, fishing, cultural heritage and school communities share a limited area.

Every stage of the planning process has been included in the book along with a chapter analyzing the outcomes of the project and discussing the next steps that can be taken to continue the initiative.

The book is available for purchase for 300nok or 35 Euro. Order your copy now from Verte landskap - arkitektur as whilst stocks last to avoid disappointment.

COLD CLIMATE AND TERRITORY | Final presentation in Hammerfest - 26th April 2013

This Friday was held the final presentation of Cold Climate And Territory for 2013 in Hammerfest. It lead to good discussions between the Verte team and all the actors present, with a feedback regarding the three scenarii developed during the last two months.

Presentation by the team memebers that has been working on the CCAT project.
Taking part in the presentation were representatives from Hammerfest Municipality Planning Department, The State Housing Bank, VERK, Pro Barnets and GC Rieber AS.

Three scenarii were discussed : one for a development in a ten years prospect, and two in a fifty years prospect.

Analysing of climatic parameters; sun/shadow (warm spots) and wind