Presentation 2017 ECLAS conference in London/UK

Presentation 2017 ECLAS conference in London/UK

September 11, Sven Stremke will give a presentation at the 2017 ECLAS conference in London/UK. This years conference of the European Council of Landscape Architecture Schools is hosted by the University of Greenwich and focuses on ‘Creation/Reaction’. Sven’s presentation is co-authored by Prof. emeritus Dirk Sijmons, former state adviser for Landscape in the Netherlands. Presentation title: From creation to co-creation to...

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Presentation Eco-Energy Town symposium in Soul, Republic of Korea

Presentation Eco-Energy Town symposium in Soul, Republic of Korea

May 18, Sven Stremke will give an invited presentation at the Eco-Energy Town Symposium in Seoul, upon invitation by the Korean Ministry of Trade, Industry and Energy. His talk will be on research conducted with NRGlab member Renée de Waal on three European communities that have transited to renewable energy sources (De Waal and Stremke, 2014) and more recent research with NRGlab member Dirk Oudes on sustainable energy transition at the...

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European Conference on Energy Landscapes in Dresden/Germany: Call for papers

European Conference  on Energy Landscapes in Dresden/Germany: Call for papers

European landscapes are being reshaped by the growth in renewable energies and the ongoing exploitation of fossil resources such as lignite (brown coal) and shale gas. These forces are at the heart of debates on the assessment, appropriate design and governance of the emerging energy landscapes. European and national policies for energy transitions challenge conventional ways of perceiving and thinking about landscapes as well as established...

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Visit geothermal energy landscape in central Italy

Visit geothermal energy landscape in central Italy

In July, Sven took his family to visit several geothermal energy plants in Southern Tuscany. According to local media, these plants have caused quite some discussion but were constructed eventually. Following the nuclear power referedums in 1987, Italians invested in renewable energy technologies. Central Italy is now known for its vast PV fields and many geothermal energy plants. Below photographs have been taken near the city of Piancastagnaio...

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