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Hannes Zander




Hannes is a Swiss landscape architect and researcher. In his work, he is interested in the transformation of land through forces of urbanisation, including its social, economic, and environmental implications. Before moving to Oslo, Hannes has been working for research initiatives dealing with urbanism and landscape at Peking University and at Harvard University, as well as a landscape architect for design firms in the U.S. and Europe. Hannes is holding a Master in Landscape Architecture degree from the Harvard University Graduate School of Design.


Arid Frontier: Urban Growth and Environmental Degradation Along the Hexi Corridor|The Urbanization of Rural China

Publications (2)



Global Perspectives on Landscape and Territory

From the South: Global Perspectives on Landscapeand Territory is the first book publication by the ILC (International Landscape Collaborative). The book promotes a landscape approach that aims to understand today’s environmental challenges and socio-political transformations through the medium of landscape and to discuss sites of different scales in connection to their territorial context... Read »