Ranja Hautamäki

Professori (Associate professor)
Professori (Associate professor)
T201 Dept. Architecture

Ranja Hautamäki works as Associate Professor in Landscape Architecture. She is a landscape architect and gained a doctor of science degree in 2016. Her professorship is landscape planning and society, emphasizing the societal and cultural dimension of landscape architecture. Ranja works with sustainable urban landscape planning and management with a special interest in two topics: planning discourses and practices. In her recent research she has studied the conceptions of nature and welfare and how these are translated into planning and materialized in landscape architecture. As to planning practices, her recent funded projects on nature-based solutions have aimed to examine and develop planning practices and tools to tackle societal challenges related to climate change, well-being and biodiversity.

Full researcher profile
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Contact information

Phone number
+358505232207

Areas of expertise

Landscape Architecture, Landscape Planning, Landscape Preservation, Landscape Governance, 211 Architecture

Honors and awards

Maisema-arkkitehtuuriteko 2016

The Landscape Architecture Achievement of the Year 2016
Award or honor granted for a specific work Department of Architecture Oct 2016

Väitöskirjapalkinto 2016

Prize for Doctoral Dissertation of the Year 2016 in the Department of Architecture
Award or honor granted for a specific work Department of Architecture Nov 2016

Supervisor for LAPPSET-awarded master´s thesis by Anni-Mari Anttola

Helsingin niittyverkosto - analyysi ja kehittämissuunnitelma
Award or honor granted for a specific work Department of Architecture Feb 2018

Vuolteentori - the environmental structure of the year 2018, project landscape architect in the city of Tampere, Vuolteentorin kunnostus - Vuoden ympäristörakenne-palkinto 2018, suunnitteluttaja

role: project landscape architect in the city of Tampere, responsible for arranging the landscape architecture competition and master plan.
Award or honor granted for a specific work Department of Architecture Feb 2019

Publications

From Forest Towns to Nature-Based Solutions: In Search of Finnish Urban Nature.

Ranja Hautamäki 2021 Green Visions: Greenspace Planning and Design for Nordic Cities

Modern living in a forest - landscape architecture of Finnish forest suburbs in the 1940s-1960s.

Ranja Hautamäki, Julia Donner 2021 GEOGRAFISKA ANNALER SERIES B: HUMAN GEOGRAPHY

Strengthen nature-based solutions in urban areas

Ranja Hautamäki 2021 Finland’s Report on the Implementation of the New Urban Agenda

"Suuria suuntaviivoja". Puistovyöhykkeet 1910-luvun Helsingin kaupunkisuunnitelmissa

Ranja Hautamäki, Silja Laine 2021 Humanistinen kaupunkitutkimus

Tulevaisuuden ilmastoviisas Lahti – maisema-arkkitehtiopiskelijoiden visioita

Ranja Hautamäki, Aada Taipale 2021 Viherympäristö

Hiiliviisautta kaupunkiluonnosta

Leena Järvi, Ranja Hautamäki, Tiina Merikoski 2021 Ympäristö ja terveys

Kohti hiiliviisasta kaupunkivihreää

Leena Järvi, Ranja Hautamäki, Outi Tahvonen 2021 Viherympäristö-lehti

Environmental Product Declarations for plants and soils

Matti Kuittinen, Ranja Hautamäki, Eeva Maria Tuhkanen, Anu Riikonen, Mari Ariluoma 2021 International journal of life cycle assessment