Overcrowded Sites and Unexpected Voids: The Extremes of Tourism in Iceland and the Faroe Islands

Overcrowded Sites and Unexpected Voids: The Extremes of Tourism in Iceland and the Faroe Islands

Dec 5th, 2016

Danielle Willkens, Assistant Professor of Architecture, chronicles her travels as the 2015 H. Allen Brooks Travelling Fellow. Willkens, an architectural designer and historian, is investigating the impact of tourism and environmental changes on cultural heritage sites and landscapes through the lens of Iceland and the Faore Islands in the Norwegian Sea, Cuba, and Japan. To document her journey, she is using multi-modal techniques, including photography, videography, 3D scanning and drawing. Willkens is sharing her discoveries through monthly blog posts on the Society of Architectural Historians’ website: SAH BROOKS TRAVELLING FELLOWSHIP