Start new course ‘Climate-responsive Planning and Design’ @ WUR

Start new course ‘Climate-responsive Planning and Design’ @ WUR

October the 26th, Sanda Lenzholzer, Gert-Jan Steeneveld and Sven Stremke will start a new Master course at Wageningen University. The Climate-responsive Planning and Design course will focus on innovative climate adaptation & mitigation practice in the urban environment and will last eight weeks. More information on this new course can be found here.   Figure: Study area in...

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Final presentations of the 2015 Atelier @ AMS

Final presentations of the 2015 Atelier @ AMS

Wageningen UR Landscape Architects and Planners presented the results of the 2015 Atelier ‚Amsterdam Southeast 3.0’ to our commissioners from the municipality of Amsterdam @ AMS institute. Wageningen University students from the Masters Programme Landscape Architecture and Planning presented the results of their work on the Gaasperdammertunnel project on the 4th of June at the AMS Institute. The 2015 Atelier project was commissioned by the...

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PhD defense Paolo Picchi in Trento/Italy

PhD defense Paolo Picchi in Trento/Italy

On the 27th of April, NRGlab fellow Paolo Picchi will defend his PhD thesis at Trento University/Italy. His thesis is entitled ‘Enhancing the Relationship between the Landscape of Energy Transition and Ecosystem Services’ and supervised by Prof. Giuseppe Scaglione (DICAM, University of Trento), Dr. Davide Geneletti (DICAM, University of Trento) and Dr. Sven Stremke (Landscape Architecture, Wageningen University). The central case...

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New Master Studio started: Amsterdam South East 3.0

New Master Studio started: Amsterdam South East 3.0

March 16, the 2015 Master Studio of the Landscape Architecture and Planning Program at Wageningen University was launched. This years edition is entitled ‘Amsterdam Southeast 3.0: Design and Planning Approaches to Urban Transformation’ and evolves around the new tunnel that is under constructing for the A9 in Amsterdam South East. A group of 50 international Master students will explore potential alternative futures for the so-called...

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NRGlab guest lecture by Land Art Generator Initative (LAGI)

NRGlab guest lecture by Land Art Generator Initative (LAGI)

January 7, Elizabeth Monoian and Robert Ferry from the Land Art Generator Initiative (LAGI) will provide an (online) guest lecture to a group of BSc thesis students working on energy-related interventions in Amsterdam. All others are very welcome to join. The lecture entitled ‘Powered by Art: Aesthetics of New Energy Landscapes’ will take place from 15:30 to 16:30 in Lumen 2, campus Wageningen UR, Wageningen (NL). After the talk,...

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U.S. ambassador meets Master students

U.S. ambassador meets Master students

The U.S. ambassador – Timothy Broas – and other members of the American embassy in The Hague visited Wageningen UR on the 8th of December. They were introduced to major research topics and selected projects. Landscape Architecture students Tom van Heeswijk and Changsoon Choi had been invited to prepare a poster and present their minor MSc thesis to the visitors. Their thesis on the urban (energy) metabolism is closely related to the...

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