Webinar: Designers in the world of science

Webinar: Designers in the world of science

Designers in the world of science – a webinar on practice oriented research This two-evening webinar organized by the research group High-Density Energy Landscapes (Amsterdam Academy of Architecture) will focus on practice oriented design research. This design research takes place at the interface of environmental design practice, applied science and university. Participants will learn about the possibilities for doctoral research (PhD) in...

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Peer-reviewed paper published: Literature review on landscape quality in large-scale transformation projects

Peer-reviewed paper published: Literature review on landscape quality in large-scale transformation projects

A new peer-reviewed paper by members of the NRGlab has been published recently. The paper by Dirk Oudes and Sven Stremke is entitled Climate adaptation, urban regeneration and brownfield reclamation: a literature review on landscape quality in large-scale transformation projects and was published by the journal Landscape Research. The paper is a result of a joint research effort between the Amsterdam Academy of Architecture and Wageningen...

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Environmental design in energy transition: article published on online platform Archined

Environmental design in energy transition: article published on online platform Archined

Recently, an article by Dirk Oudes and Sven Stremke was featured on Dutch independent architecture platform Archined (in Dutch). Archined aims to advance and disseminate knowledge of and the debate on urbanism, architecture and landscape architecture. Both designers from practice and academia publish on this platform. The article is titled ‘Energietransitie: gebrek aan ruimte vraagt om ontwerpers’ (Energy transition: a lack of spaces demands...

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Keynote at conference ‘Relevant’ in Amsterdam

Keynote at conference ‘Relevant’ in Amsterdam

November 20th, Dirk Oudes gave a keynote on a conference for experts on ‘external safety’ in Amsterdam. This field is concerned with safety issues in the living environment, such as risks from transport and storage of dangerous fluids. The network of external safety professionals called ‘Relevant’ organize a yearly conference, each time with a different topic. The topic of this year was energy transition and 250 people attended,...

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Exploring Alternative Futures for Entity Energy Landscapes: PhD study Dirk Oudes

Exploring Alternative Futures for Entity Energy Landscapes: PhD study Dirk Oudes

Exploring Alternative Futures for Entity Energy Landscapes: PhD study Dirk Oudes (2017-2021) The aim of this PhD research is to develop an environmental design framework for landscapes with renewable energy generation as primary function, here referred to as ‘entity energy landscapes’. Entity energy landscapes are characterized by a vast spatial expanse and visual dominance of energy technologies. They consist of a single or multiple types...

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