2020 Masterclass High Density Energy Landscapes in Amsterdam

2020 Masterclass High Density Energy Landscapes in Amsterdam

In September 2020, the second edition of the Masterclass High Density Energy Landscapes took place in Amsterdam. Civil servants from different teams in the municipality of Amsterdam (Space and Sustainability Department) and the municipality of Diemen worked for one week on the complex landscape infrastructure of the Diemerscheg – the green landscape corridor in the East of Amsterdam. This year’s assignment called for the application of...

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Volkskrant – national newspaper interview Sven Stremke

Volkskrant – national newspaper interview Sven Stremke

On the 12th of February 2020, the national newspaper Volkskrant published an interview with Sven Stremke on high-density energy landscapes and energy transition in Amsterdam. Access the full interview (in Dutch) here.   Figure: Urban energy landscape with multiple functions (Van Heeswijk and Stremke,...

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Presentation at ECLAS conference in Oslo 16 September

Presentation at ECLAS conference in Oslo 16 September

September 16th, NRGlab member Paolo Picchi presented recent work at the ECLAS UNISCAPE Conference “Lessons from the Past, Visions for the Future” in Oslo, Norway. Paolo’s presentation was entitled “Pedagogy in transdisciplinary approaches to landscape: training public administrations in renewable energy transition, the case of Amsterdam”. The conference presentation featured the first insights of the METRO research project:...

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Presentation Architecture Center Nijmegen: Designing Nijmegen energy landscape

Presentation Architecture Center Nijmegen: Designing Nijmegen energy landscape

November 27, Sven Stremke gave an invited presentation at the Architecture Center in Nijmegen, The Netherlands. His talk, among others, featured a selection of projects from the Academy of Architecture studio ‘Energize’ that addressed the near-future ambitions for solar energy in the Province of Utrecht. All details can be found here (Dutch only). Figure: Artist impression organic photovoltaic installation in urban fabric (van...

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Peer-reviewed paper published: Urban metabolism and green infrastructure

Peer-reviewed paper published: Urban metabolism and green infrastructure

In early September, a new peer-reviewed paper of the NRGlab has been published (online first). The paper by Daniela Perrotti and Sven Stremke is entitled Can urban metabolism models advance green infrastructure planning? Insights from ecosystem services research. The paper, published by the journal of Environment and Planning B: Urban Analytics and City Science, is an output of Daniela’s stay at Wageningen University that was supported by...

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