Wakker worden in het Antropoceen

De term Antropoceen is opgeworpen door Nobelprijswinnaar Paul Crutzen in 2000, als reactie op de schokkende constatering dat de invloed van de mens langzamerhand als een geologische kracht gezien moet worden. Hij stelde voor het laatste stukje van het geologische tijdvak ‘Holoceen’ af te scheiden en dat het Antropoceen, het tijdperk van de mens, te…

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Symposium Crossing Borders in Landscape Architecture

On Thursday, November 8, the Dutch School of Landscape Architecture (DSL) organizes the symposium ‘Crossing Borders in Landscape Architecture’ in Berlage/TU Delft on the meaning of internationalisation for the field of landscape architecture. What does internationalisation mean for practice and competences of (future) landscape architects who work abroad and vice versa? Like all DSL-events, all…

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Transformation in Composition – PhD Defense René van der Velde 12 June 2018

Associate professor René van der Velde is finalizing his doctoral dissertation, with a public defense on the 12th of June 2018. 14:30 Layman’s Speech 15:00 Defense Location: Delft University of Technology, Senaatszaal Aula, Mekelweg 5 Dissertation title: Transformation in Composition: Ecdysis of Landscape Architecture through the Brownfield Park Project 1975-2015 Promotors: Prof. ir. D. F.…

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HDYL? lecture with Lizzy Hirsch & Sebastien Penfornis

5.5.2018 16:00, Faculty of Architecture TU Delft, room BG west 030 Lecture in the How Do You Landscape? series organised by the Landscape Architecture chair, TU Delft Lizzy Hirsch – Birth of a Park. Strategies on community activism in sustaining a vision. Greater urbanization, in combination with fraying community ties, has resulted in greater pressure and conflict…

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Park Systems PhD Defense EPFL 12.3.2018

I am delighted to invite you on behalf of former How do you Landscape? lecturer of our first series in 2010, Matthew Skjonsberg, at the time a lead designer at West 8. On this way he invites the Dutch academic fellows of Landscape Architecture to the public defence of his PhD thesis: A New Look…

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Criticising practice, practicing criticism

In the field of the arts, criticism often plays a key role in situating artistic production and instigating debate but especially in propelling theory and practice. As Dave Hickey suggests “Criticism, at its most serious, tries to channel change.” However, in the domains of landscape architecture, architecture and urban design, criticism seems to have a…

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