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.…Read More
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…Read More
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…Read More
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…Read More
In October 2017 Professor Richard Weller from University of Pennsylvania visited our faculty. He gave a lecture titled “Atlas for the End of the World” as part of the How do you landscape? (HDYL?) lecture series, attracting a large audience. The lecture revolved around Weller’s approach in practice and research and how his thinking on…Read More
Towards a new Dutch picturesque. Reflecting on the projects of the Landscape Triennial 2017: between the pictorial and the productive landscape.
All different projects made during the workshop suggested a wide variety of solutions to address the assigned energy problem, combined with different spatial and aesthetic qualities. We might suggest that a common theme, looking at the different projects lies in the tension between two different conceptions of the periphery: ‘The landscape as an attractive image’…Read More