Landscape Atelier ‘Cultivating Energies’ at 2021 Uniscape conference in Florence

Landscape Atelier ‘Cultivating Energies’ at 2021 Uniscape conference in Florence

Landscape atelier Cultivating Energies: The High Density Energy Landscape research group (HDEL) of the Amsterdam Academy of Architecture and the chaire Paysage et Énergie at the École nationale supérieure de paysage Versailles (ENSP) together organize a so-called landscape atelier in Florence. The atelier entitled “Cultivating energies” is part of the 2021 Uniscape Conference and set in the magnificent Bardini gardens. The conference will...

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Venice Architecture Biennale: Invited presentation

Venice Architecture Biennale: Invited presentation

Tuesday the 22nd of June, Sven Stremke will give an invited presentation at the 2021 Architecture Biennale in Venice. During his talk entitled ‘Imagining next generation energy landscapes’ Sven will presents the findings of research into the works of 10 young designers working on energy landscapes. The essay, a co-production with Dirk Oudes and Paolo Picchi, will be proceeded by a video pitch from one of the young designers and...

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Curating exhibition for Dutch Landschapstriennale: Imaginary Energy Landscapes

Curating exhibition for Dutch Landschapstriennale: Imaginary Energy Landscapes

Sven Stremke, Paolo Picchi & Dirk Oudes curated an exhibition on energy landscapes for the 2021 Dutch Landschapstriennale. The (online) poster exhibition and the 3min video pitches of the selected 9 projects from young researchers can be accessed here. Over the past years, these young designers conducted outstanding research in dedicated design studios and Master thesis projects both at Wageningen University and the Amsterdam Academy of...

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2020 Masterclass High Density Energy Landscapes in Amsterdam

2020 Masterclass High Density Energy Landscapes in Amsterdam

In September 2020, the second edition of the Masterclass High Density Energy Landscapes took place in Amsterdam. Civil servants from different teams in the municipality of Amsterdam (Space and Sustainability Department) and the municipality of Diemen worked for one week on the complex landscape infrastructure of the Diemerscheg – the green landscape corridor in the East of Amsterdam. This year’s assignment called for the application of...

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1st price awarded to Master thesis project ‘Solarchipelago’ Maarkermeer (NL)

1st price awarded to Master thesis project ‘Solarchipelago’ Maarkermeer (NL)

The 1st price of the 2020 IFLA Europe student competition was awarded to WUR Landscape Architecture Master thesis project by David de Boer, supervised by Paolo Picchi and Sven Stremke! The Solarchipelago design research project features the so-called ‘solar grid’ – a modular system that provides solutions for water bodies with poor ecological quality and the allocation of renewable energy sources. Lakes, coasts and estuaries...

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