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Marianne Skjulhaug




Marianne is trained as an architect, has years of experience in urban planning and urban design  from amongst others; Norconsult, Asplan Viak, The City of Bergen. She was the Rector of the Bergen School of Architecture from 2007 to 2012, Head of the Institute of Urbanism and Landscape at AHO, and is currently Dean of Architecture and Design at NTNU. She is an active voice in the public debate on Norwegian urban development. She is currently working on her Ph.D. research on the urban dynamics of the peri-urban Oslo.


DWELL: Displacement, Placemaking and Wellbeing in the City|Urban dynamics in peri-urban areas – lost opportunities or land of potentiality?

Publications (6)


Conference paper

Living on the threshold: the missing debate on peri-urban asylum reception centres in Norway, 2015-16

In 2016, almost 40 per cent of Norwegian asylum reception centres (ARCs) were located in so-called peri-urban landscapes across the country. In media coverage and central planning documents; however, geographical location seems rarely to be considered as potentially crucial to the well-being of asylum seekers or their integration... Read »