NRGlab stands for energy landscapes and beyond. The NRGlab is a laboratory on energy landscapes initiated by Sven Stremke
and Renée de Waal. The NRGlab is based in the Netherlands and linked to the Landscape Architecture Group of Wageningen
University. We can be contacted and work in English, German and Dutch. This text in Dutch.

As landscape architects, we focus on the future, that is giving shape and helping to realize Sustainable Energy Landscapes.
Yet, we are aware of the necessity to join forces with other disciplines if we want to make a difference. This website is our
online platform where we collect knowledge, share experiences and bring together people who work on the subject of
Sustainable Energy Landscapes. Last but not least the NRGlab should help forming coalitions for future research, design
and teaching projects on energy landscapes. Please note that we are still in the process of getting approval of all the
people mentioned, and for the publications and illustrations included here!


Recent Blog Posts

October 18, 2014 |

International symposium ‘Shaping landscapes’ October 22 & 23 in Frankfurt/Germany

October 22nd and 23rd, Sven will attend the International Symposium ‘shaping landscapes’ in...

September 23, 2014 |

Keynote at EUPVSEC conference in Amsterdam

On the 24th of September 2014, the NRGlab will provide a keynote at the PV|Forms|Landscapes side event of the...

September 10, 2014 |

Presentation at PECSRL conference in Gothenburg/Sweden

From 7th to 10th of September, Dirk and Sven attended the PECSRL conference in Gothenburg/Sweden to present a...

August 21, 2014 |

ZonB research project: Solar Fields in Noord-Brabant

In July 2014, the NRGlab finalized and presented the ZonB research project to the Province of Noord-Brabant. The...

July 24, 2014 |

“Energy Transition: Missed Opportunities and Emerging Challenges for Landscape Planning and Designing”

Last week, Renée and Sven published a new paper in the open access journal Sustainability. In the paper, we...

June 23, 2014 |

AMS institute in the media

On the 20th of June, Het Parool published an article about the AMS institute. The newspaper article also features...

June 16, 2014 |

Sven joins AMS as Principal Investigator for Energy (part-time)

In February 2014, Sven joint the new Amsterdam Institute for Advanced Metropolitan Solutions as Principal...

May 10, 2014 |

PhD defense Silvia Minichino

On Monday the 5th of May, Silvia Minichino successfully defended her PhD thesis entitled “Landscape architecture...

May 7, 2014 |

Visit Qatar fossil-fuel energy landscape April 2014

In April 2014, Sven visited Doha/Qatar and spent a day exploring the fossil-fuel energy landscape in the South of...

April 25, 2014 |

NRGlab participation in DTB Atelier

Last week Sven, Paolo and Dirk participated in a two-day atelier for the Duurzame Transportcorridor...

April 3, 2014 |

New member NRGlab: Paolo Pichi

In April 2014, Paolo Pichi joined the NRGlab at Wageningen University. Paolo graduated from the Landscape...

March 26, 2014 |

NRGlab guest lecture Geoffrey Thün, Infra-Eco-Logi Urbanism

The 16th of April, the NRGlab will host a guest lecture given by Geoffrey Thün, Associate Professor at the...

March 26, 2014 |

Invitation for PECSRL 2014

Recently, Dirk and Sven were invited to present some work of the NRGlab at the Permanent European Conference on...

March 21, 2014 |

Academie van Bouwkunst students envision sustainable energy futures for Overbetuwe

March 21st Renée was invited for a guest lecture and case study exercise on energy transition for 2nd year...

February 27, 2014 |

BETUWE+ thesis wins first price in ‘Future Ideas’ competition

WUR Landscape Architecture student wins first price of the international Future Ideas competition. Rosanne Weijers...

February 6, 2014 |

Presentation at TU Delft: Regional Design Studio

Monday the 10th of February, Sven Stremke will give a lecture at the Technical University in Delft. The lecture is...

January 21, 2014 |

New project: ZONB

The Province of North-Brabant has asked the NRGlab to conduct research by design and to provide advise for the...

January 17, 2014 |

New Member NRGlab: Esther Bergstra

In January 2014, Esther Bergstra joined the NRGlab at Wageningen University. Esther graduated in 2013 from the...

December 8, 2013 |

Presentation at Landschapscafé Energielandschappen

Thursday the 12th of December, Sven Stremke will give an invited presentation at the Landschapscafé...

November 27, 2013 |

Toward doctoral dissertation

On Monday Silvia Minichino  was admitted  to the oral defence of her PhD  thesis which will take place next...

October 30, 2013 |

New project: Parkstad Limburg Energie Transitie (PALET)

The city region Parkstad Limburg has initiated a new project in order to transform from a region relying almost...

October 19, 2013 |

New conference paper ‘Energy-Landscape Nexus’

New paper: Stremke, Sven, Energy-landscape nexus: Advancing a conceptual framework for the design of sustainable...

October 3, 2013 |

Presentation sustainable energy landscapes: from infra-structure planning to intra-structure planning, a Dutch case study

On the 15th and 16th of October Sven Stremke will be in Italy speaking  about sustainable energy landscapes and ...

September 27, 2013 |

IPCC 5th report on climate change released

5th IPPC report on climate change released: Headlines from the summary for policymakers Warming of the climate...

September 23, 2013 |

Presentation ECLAS 2013 in Hamburg, Germany

Sven is currently attending the 2013 European Council of Landscape Architecture Schools conference (ECLAS) in...

September 12, 2013 |

Preliminary report DTB project published

This week the DTB project has reached a new milestone by publishing a report with preliminary findings and...

September 12, 2013 |

Presentation Dutch Green Building Week

On the 18th of September, Sven will give an invited presentation at a congress in Arnhem that is part of the Dutch...

September 10, 2013 |

Presentation research, design and process of sustainable energy landscapes

On the 10th of September, Dirk gave a lecture to bachelor students Landscape architecture and planning. The...

September 10, 2013 |

New member NRGlab: Marjo van Lierop

In September 2013, Marjo van Lierop joined the NRGlab at Wageningen University. Marjo will collaborate with the...

September 3, 2013 |

Presentation Atelier Vlaams Bouwmeester in Brussels (Belgium)

On the 17th of September, Sven Stremke will give a presentation on Sustainable Energy Landscape at the Atelier...

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