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Winter Is Coming

Hey hey! Here in Lund, since the clocks went back and winter is beginning to arrive (as is evident from my very Game of Thrones title), it is now dark more than it is light. This presents some interesting quirks that as a Scot (from further north than here) I am overly familiar with but still never get used to. … Continue reading

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Architect goes to China with SUDes

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There’s been already a lot said about the study trip to China with SUDes. For me this term is full of joy and excitement even though the course (Sustainable Urban Dynamics – as a MARK student I have a bit more freedom to choose my courses and thus could take it) is very intense and time consuming. So I join … Continue reading

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SUDes Goes to Sichuan, China!

Hey hey! I’ll have to be ‘brief’ because I’m jetlagged to death. From October 6-15th, SUDes 2nd years were in Chengdu, Sichuan, China for a collaborative workshop with students from Southwest Jiaotong University. As well as being an amazing work opportunity, it was an incredible experience on its own. The biggest pro for the trip, however, is that it was … Continue reading

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Orientation Is Over

Hey hey! As you all may have noticed, the orientation weeks are beginning to feel like a distant memory as classes ramp up. Here in the 2nd year of SUDes, we have already had our first China group analysis crit after less than 3 weeks of class. That among other things has delayed my posting of my experience as an … Continue reading

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Last Days of Summer

Hey hey! For all of us summer will be soon coming to a close. That means a return to Sweden for me, and for new arrivals hopefully an exciting new start! I’ve been at home in Scotland for summer lazing with my cat, seeing friends, turning 25 and obtaining my Chinese visa for the SUDes class trip. I will now … Continue reading

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Starting Swedish Summer – Sun, Sea, Sand, and So Long

Hello! I’m Joe, and I am part of the Sustainable Urban Design (SUDes) class entering into the second year here in Lund! I’ll be updating you on my Swedish life, both social and everyday, and the mountains of super fun work over the next year, including a class trip to China and the inevitable thesis adventure. Being from Scotland, the … Continue reading

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Working on Master Thesis

This semester, has been quite a change from the previous semesters, primarily because I have been working on my master thesis. For the SUDes program, you have the entire semester to work entirely on the thesis itself. You don’t have scheduled classes and you work on your own schedule. You can do your master thesis where ever in the world … Continue reading

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Culture Shock

  I asked my classmates the question: “What was your biggest culture shock coming to Lund or studying in the program?” The following were some of their responses, majority are about the program itself. 75 minutes for lunch The holy academy quarter [classes start 15 minutes past the hour – not on the hour] lunch at 12 calling the teachers … Continue reading

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Work at home?

When the dark and cold days come to Lund sometimes it’s hard to get yourself out of your room. I catch myself very often doing nothing and having problems with finding motivation to study. Few days ago I brought part of the project home to have it all the time on my mind. Does it feel good when school work … Continue reading

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Field Study: China

At the beginning of October Sudes went to China, specifically Beijing and Tianjin. For the first part we were in Tianjin and we did a design charette with local university students as well as some from a university in Beijing. It was an intense couple of days. Many us finished our group projects minutes before the competition deadline. Also we … Continue reading

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