Institute of Poldering exhibition @ BK-expo

From November 5 up to and including November 19, 2015 the Institute of Poldering shows in BK-expo. At the opening event a booklet with the results of the course has been presented. The booklet can also be downloaded as pdf from TU Delft Repository. An impression of the ‘AR0048 – Landscape architecture ON site’ projects…

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A study of Polders in Felt

In February 2013, MSc students of Landscape Architecture were taken to the Nieuwland Museum in Leystad for a three day workshop, led by an artist. Cora Jongsma, who has worked extensively with felt, introduced students to the fascinating similarities between two seemingly incongruent occurrences: the creation of felt from wool and the creation of polders.…

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Polder Garden

Last year Michael van der Meer, the director of the Science Centre and Rolf Hut from the Faculty of Civil Engineering asked us to design the ‘smallest polder of the Netherlands’ at the Campus of TU Delft. We invited 5 students (Lowin van der Burg, Marij Hoogland, Linda Nijhof, Emma Ottevanger and Cem Steenhorst) from…

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(Ont)polderen

The Dutch have a rich tradition in creating polders, nowadays approximately 50% of the country consists of polder land. But the difficult and challenging task of land reclamation would never have been possible without a strong sense of solidarity and an urge for cooperation. That is the explanation most often heard for the historical origin…

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Een weekend weg in de Hollandse Delta

Wij zijn uitgenodigd voor een huwelijksfeest in de Kleine Rug, een schiereiland naast een groot drinkwater-spaarbekken aan de noordoost rand van Dordrecht. Het is januari – 8 graden Celsius warm en het regent. Wij gaan met de fiets en volgen zo ver dat mogelijk is het water in de Delta. Zelf wonen wij wel op…

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