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University of Oregon
Eugene, OR 97403-1236

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Organic Fit: Architecture and Swedish

By Staff
Fri, 02/10/2017 - 09:36

Reasons for language study tend to be quite personal. For  Jarrett Nielsen, who majors in Landscape Architecture and minors in Scandinavian Studies, his choice of Swedish aligns with a host of reasons related to family, his love of Nordic culture, and his ability to connect to collegues working in Denmark and elsewhere in Scandinavia.

Listen to his delight at the end of the clip when he describes what it was like to be able to introduce himself in Danish and explain his work to a review panel (of 4 Danish architects) at the start of a recent presentation.

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