Towards more green urban planning and design at Wageningen University

Towards more green urban planning and design at Wageningen University

Wageningen UR is setting up a new chair ‘Green Urban Planning and Design’, which brings together the knowledge of many Wageningen UR disciplines reaching from natural to technological and social sciences (e.g. land use planning and landscape architecture, urban meteorology, environmental technology and environmental policy). The main research objective is deepening the systemic understanding of urban landscapes by integrating evidence-based...

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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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Urban Metabolism workshop @ AMS

Urban Metabolism workshop @ AMS

On the 20th of May, an Urban Metabolism workshop was held at AMS institute in Amsterdam, organized by the research groups Environmental Technology (Wageningen UR) and Environmental Technology and Design (TU Delft). The goal was bringing together design sciences and sustainability technology for sharing research results, strategies and questions on Urban Metabolism as a common ground. The workshop sessions provided the opportunity of getting...

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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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New member NRGlab: Daniela Perrotti

New member NRGlab: Daniela Perrotti

In March 2015, Daniela Perrotti joined the NRGlab at Wageningen University as visiting fellow with a senior grant from the Wageningen Institute for Environment and Climate Research (WIMEK). In the next three months, she will prepare a research proposal connected to the URBAN PULSE project and provide guest lectures within the Landscape Architecture and Planning program at Wageningen University. She will also collaborate in Master thesis...

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