Peer-reviewed paper: Landscape user experiences of interspace and overhead agrivoltaics

Peer-reviewed paper: Landscape user experiences of interspace and overhead agrivoltaics

Agrivoltaics, the combined use of land for agricultural and electricity production, is gaining popularity due to its multifunctional use of space. In February 2024, Kitti Biró-Varga, together with Igor Sirnik and Sven Stremke, published their research on landscape user experiences of agrivoltaics in the Energy Research & Social Science journal. The publication resulted from research conducted in the NRGlab, part of Wageningen University...

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Peer-reviewed paper published: Typology of Solar Energy Landscapes

Peer-reviewed paper published: Typology of Solar Energy Landscapes

In August 2022, the article Towards a typology of solar energy landscapes: Mixed-production, nature based and landscape inclusive solar power transitions written by Dirk Oudes, Adri van den Brink and Sven Stremke was published (open access) in Energy Research and Social Science. In the paper, a typology of multifunctional solar power plants (solar parks) is articulated based upon a study of 20 European cases. The typology consists of four...

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New project: Gelderland Approach to Solar Landscapes with Spatial Quality (GAZO).

New project: Gelderland Approach to Solar Landscapes with Spatial Quality (GAZO).

Six groundbreaking multifunctional solar landscapes developed in collaboration with the province of Gelderland & Wageningen University and Research The Province of Gelderland and Wageningen University & Research are jointly launching the Gelderland Approach to Solar Landscapes with Spatial Quality project (Dutch acronym GAZO). Scientists from the University will help municipalities in Gelderland to create solar landscapes that combine...

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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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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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