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A Life Close to Heaven…

Press Release   •   Jan 27, 2017 10:00 GMT

Meet Jason Pomeroy, the young, world-famous professor of architecture from Singapore. One of the greatest thinkers in the world when it comes to urban environment. Welcome to a lecture open to the public at University of Gävle on January 30!


Green oases between the sky and the ocean

Our future needs a more sustainable, green architecture and Jason Pomeroy points to a number of solutions that open up our imagination for a life on the ground, on water or close to the skies above.

Jason Pomeroy

In 2012, Jason Pomeroy established the design company Pomeroy Studio in Singapore with the aim of creating sustainable built environments.

He is one of the leading authorities in the world on skycourts and skygardens.

His team of planners, landscape architects, architects, interior designers, graphic designers and sustainability consultants have created sustainable architecture for cities, buildings, landscapes and interiors.

For more than 10 years, Jason Pomeroy’s research has been focused on how the growing urbanisation have given birth to alternative social spaces to fill the gap after the loss of open spaces in the urban environment of the 21st century.


Date: Monday January 30, 2017
Time: 4.30 – 6.00 pm
Place: Vallhall, University of Gävle

Welcome to an informative and stimulating lecture!

The lecture is in English - Admission is free


For further information, please contact:
Marita Wallhagen, Architect, PhD, at the University of Gävle
Tel: 0706 00 96 68
E-post: marita.wallhagen@hig.se
Maivor Hallén, Library Director, Acting Director collaboration at the University of Gävle
Tel: 070-605 66 26
E-post: maivor.hallen@hig.se


Text: Douglas Öhrbom

Education and Research at a Scenic Campus.
The University of Gävle has approximately 14 500 students, more than 50 study programmes and second-cycle programmes, about 1 000 courses in humanities, social and natural sciences and technology.

Research Profiles
Built Environment and Health-promoting Working Life are the general research profiles of the higher education institution. Important parts included are Spatial Planning with a specialisation in Sustainable Built Environment and Musculoskeletal Disorders with the purpose to prevent work-related injuries. In 2010, the higher education institution received permission to carry out third-cycle programmes in the profile area of Built Environment.
The higher education institution has applied for permission to carry out third-cycle programmes in technology, humanities and social sciences.