Stadsblokken Meinerswijk

Stadsblokken Meinerswijk – het uiterwaardenpark voor Arnhem! Een project waar ruimte voor de rivier, natuurontwikkeling, cultuur, recreatie én natuurinclusieve woonmilieus hand in hand gaan. Opdrachtgever: Kondor Wessels Projecten Jaar: 2013-heden 2013-2016: i.s.m. Frank Donders. Masterplan & Stedenbouwkundig plan i.s.m.: De Zwarte Hond website: Het Masterplan en ander materiaal kunt u hier downloaden gepubliceerd in: Europees Jaarboek […]

Sloterdijk kavel N

Type: competition Location: Amsterdam Year: 2017 Status: 2de prijs In collaboration with: Paul de Ruiter Architects, Space and matter, BAM, AM, Van der Tol, Studio Valkenier, dGmR, Strackee   De lift uitstappen en midden in een glooiend bos staan. Waar op hete dagen een mild regenbuitje uit het spiegelende plafond valt, waarin het intense groen […]

Operation Desert Rain

Utopian plan for weather-changing landscapes Own initiative, in cooperation with Bart Bomas Year: 2016 Published in Trouw newspaper Interview on National Radio, Radio1 The climate changes, and almost everybody agrees that we have something to do with that. Fossil fuel, CO2, greenhouse effect, melting poles, floods, droughts and typhoons. What almost nobody realises is that we […]

Ribbons of the Lowlands

The ribbons of the low lands: a fine network of ribbons and waterways through the Green Heart Commissioner: Abe Veenstra, landscape advisor of the province of Zuid-Holland Year: 2015 When the city of Boston kept expanding in the 19th century, landscape architect Frederick Law Olmsted thought of the ‘Emerald Necklace’, a network of parks, connected by landscape […]

Fryslân at sea

Commissioner: Atelier Fryslân Year: 2009-2012 Published in: In Touch – European Yearbook  Yearbook 2013 Trouw Fries Dagblad Duurzame landschapsarchitectuur Northern Friesland literally feels like the end of the world. Roads and waterways end before or on the sea dike that disconnects Friesland from the sea. It has become an area that has to be passed in order to […]

Manhood peninsula

A fast sketch design with large effects for manhood peninsula (UK) Organisation workshop: Renée Santema & Carolyn Cobbold Year: 2009   When we visited the coastal town Selsey (UK) on the Manhood Peninsula with a group of Dutch experts, a row of houses on the shoreline almost collapsed and tumbled into sea. And this had happened […]

Space for space IJsselmonde

How can you ensure spatial quality in areas where glass housing is disappearing? Commissioned by and in collaboration with the municipality of Barendrecht Year: 2013      Large scale glass houses are disappearing for a reason: gardeners stop their businesses or move to places that the government deems more appropriate. To encourage these developments the ‘space […]

Landscape Cookbook Apeldoorn

A vision filled with landscape recipes for everyone to use Commissioner: municipality of Apeldoorn In collaboration with: Gelders Genootschap Year: 2009-2011 In December 2013 the big Landscape Cookbook of Apeldoorn won the ‘Nu al eenvoudig beter’-prize (‘Simply better-prize’), issued by minister Melanie Schultz van Haegen. Published in: Innovatief landschap     With all the initiatives of municipalities, project […]

Scouts of the forbidden landscape

Commissioner: Stichting G.A.N.G. Year: 2013 From the estate Koningsweg we have been working together with G.A.N.G. for years on improving the relationship between Arnhem and the Veluwe. The landscape of the estate Koningsweg and a large part of the largely militairy surroundings is now still a forbidden landscape. All roads end with a dead end […]

Landscape vision Zuid-Limburg

A landscape vision for the province of Zuid-Limburg Wageningen University, commissioned by the Province of Limburg In collaboration with Klaas Kerkstra and Peter Vrijlandt Year: 2007 Published in: Yearbook Landscape Architecture and Urbanism, 2003-2007     The landscape structures of the southern part of the province of South-Limburg originate from medieval times. The pattern of […]