The Wise City – summer school

2015 / 0 comments

From smart to wise To widen the debate about the future of the sustainable city and the focus on developing ‘Smart Cities’, the conceptual notion of The Wise City creates space for discussion about the paradigm shift and essential assets The Wise City should entail. What is needed for and in the Wise City is tested…

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Building for Biodiversity

2015 / 0 comments

A research project on nature inclusive urban development and architecture on a case-study in Amsterdam, Cruquius island, organized by ARCAM (Amsterdam Architectural Centre) and DS Landscape Architects. In this context I was part of a multidisciplinary team of architects, biologists, (urban) designers, historians and landscape architects who were collaborating in gaining and sharing (practical) knowledge…

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TUSSENBUUR

2011 / 0 comments

TUSSENBUUR is a ‘permeable garden separator’ which can be bought per running meter. Where it creates a boundary to humans, it connects gardens to small animals and insects. By using a double knitting technique, a space is created within the fencing where, for example, birds could make their nests. The varying materials also create sustenance…

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