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: Evolution of energy landscapes

Peer-reviewed paper published: Evolution of energy landscapes

In June 2020, the article Evolution of energy landscapes: a regional case study in the Western Netherlands, written by Sven Stremke and Jolanda de Jong was published by the international open access journal Sustainability. The research was supported by the Dutch national cultural heritage service (Rijksdienst voor Cultureel Erfgoed, RCE). The paper illustrates and discusses the spatial impact of past and ongoing energy transitions in the...

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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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Solar Magazine: Double-interview on Solar Research Programme

Solar Magazine: Double-interview on Solar Research Programme

The Dutch SolarMagazine featured a double-interview about the new SolarResearchProgramme of Wageningen UR, coordinated by Sven Stremke and Jeroen Sluijsmans. We are working on the following six PV themes: 1. Landscape and spatial quality, 2. Biodiversity, 3. Soil quality, 4. Public acceptance, 5. Agrivoltaics, and 6. Technological innovation. The interview can be accessed here. Photo credits Dirk...

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Merel Enserink joined NRGlab as PhD researcher

Merel Enserink joined NRGlab as PhD researcher

Merel Enserink started working as a PhD researcher at the Landscape Architecture chair group of Wageningen University & Research and joined the NRGlab team. Before this, Merel worked for several years as landscape architect and project leader with Het Oversticht. Her latest job there being program manager for sustainability, with special attention on the impact of renewable energy on the Dutch landscape and its inhabitants. The focus of her...

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Peer-reviewed paper published: Solar energy landscape design research

Peer-reviewed paper published: Solar energy landscape design research

A new peer-reviewed paper by members of the NRGlab has been published recently. The paper by Sven Stremke and Sören Schöbel is entitled Research through design for energy transition: two case studies in Germany and The Netherlands and was published by the journal of Smart and Sustainable Built Environment (SASBE). The paper is a result of a joint research effort between Wageningen University/Netherlands and the Technical University...

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