ShoreScape

Sustainable co-evolution of the natural and built environment along sandy shores This project aims to develop knowledge, tools and design principles for dynamic occupation of the land-sea interface, to enhance BwN-processes and exploit its potential for the spatial development of multi-functional coastal environments โ€“ shorescapes. The sandy, dune-aligned west coast of the Netherlands is employed…

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Liveable Low-Carbon Cities

Synergetic Urban Landscape Planning in Rotterdam Cities and metropolitan regions are responsible for approximately 75% of the CO2 emissions. They play a big role in the global greenhouse gas emissions. At the same time cities are vulnerable to effects of climate change such as flooding. The objective of this PhD research is to develop a…

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Disclosing Interstices

Exploration and interpretation of urban leftover spaces from the perspective of landscape architecture Leftover spaces are un-defined components of the city complementing to the ordered and functional urban spaces. This particularity makes them a relevant design subject. However, the design of leftover spaces poses a paradox between the frame of design and the spacesโ€™ indeterminacy.…

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