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Landscape  |  Urbanism  |  Design

Steffen Nijhuis is an internationally experienced academic, designer, project leader, and author of award-winning publications. By training, he is a landscape architect and a gardener. His work focuses on landscape-based urbanism, sustainable urban landscape development, design with natural processes, designed heritage landscapes & gardens and digital landscape architecture. He is the Department of Urbanism Research Leader and Associate Professor of Landscape Architecture at Delft University of Technology.

Nijhuis is an advisor to NGO’s, governmental and regional authorities across the world and serves on the boards of the TU Delft Department of Urbanism, the Chabot Museum Rotterdam, and the Dutch School of Landscape Architecture (DSL). He is also Editor in Chief of the Research in Urbanism Series (RiUS), Editor of Bulletin KNOB (Royal Netherlands Society for Architecture, Urban and Landscape Heritage) and the Springer Urban Studies Book Series.

Supervision of PhD, post-MSc and MSc graduation projects are core activities. Furthermore, he is Visiting Professor and Guest Lecturer at Universities in Europe, Asia, the Middle East and North America.