Julia Fredriksson

Researcher in Urban Design and planning, Director of Master's Programme Architecture and planning beyond sustainability, and Teacher team leader at the division for Urban Design and Planning

Julia Fredriksson is Director of Master's Programme Architecture and planning beyond sustainability, researcher and teacher at the division for Urban Design and Planning and Teacher team leader at the division for Urban Design and Planning. Her main research interest concerns how urbanization processes and uneven geographical development create preconditions for municipal and regional planning, and she has, among other things, studied how the relationship between urban and rural is handled within contemporary Swedish planning practice. She has also studied migration patterns of newcomers, participated in the research and development project Norm-creative visualization in urban development, as well as a number of research and development projects in collaboration with planning practice. She defended her thesis Constructions of a city centre: Spatial power relations of the post-industrial city in 2014, which is a critical examination of city centre development where she examined how the relationship between centre and periphery in the city is handled in contemporary planning practice. Julia also participates in teaching in urban planning and design, with a specific focus on power and norm-critical perspectives.

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