BETUWE+ thesis wins first price in ‘Future Ideas’ competition

Posted by on February 27, 2014 in Awards, Design, Homepage, Research, Teaching

WUR Landscape Architecture student wins first price of the international Future Ideas competition. Rosanne Weijers had submitted her BSc thesis entitled ‘Resounding Overbetuwe'; a result of the BETUWE+ thesis studio in May/June 2013. In her thesis, Rosanne succeeded to employ renewable energy as a means to solve problems posed by the existing highway A15 (noise, barrier and visual impact). The award ceremony will take place on the 14th of March in Amsterdam, The Netherlands.

 

Figure: Conceptual framework ‘Resounding Overbetuwe’ BSc thesis Rosanne Weijers (2013)

 


Figure: Cross section revealing a number of interventions mitigating noise nuisance and visual barrier of the A15 highway (Weijers, 2013).