Steffen Nijhuis is Head of Landscape Architecture Research and Associate Professor Landscape Architecture at the Faculty of Architecture and the Built Environment, Delft University of Technology (The Netherlands). As an award-winning academic he has expertise in landscape-based urbanism, sustainable urban development, adaptive design urban deltas, resilient coastal landscapes, designed heritage landscapes & gardens, digital landscape architecture, and visual landscape research.
Next to being Advisor to international NGO’s, governmental and regional authorities he is Board member of the Department of Urbanism, TU Delft and Dutch School of Landscape Architecture (DSL), he is also member of several scientific committees and review boards. He is Editor in Chief of the Research in Urbanism Series (RiUS), Editor of Urban Design and Planning, Editor of Bulletin KNOB (Royal Netherlands Society for Architecture, Urban and Landscape Heritage) and the Springer Urban Studies Book Series. He is supervisor of PhD, post-MSc and MSc graduation projects. Furthermore he is Visiting Professor and Guest Lecturer at Universities in Europe, Asia and North-America. Read more...
The paper ‘Exploring Spatial Relationships in the Pearl River Delta’ from Liang Xiong and Steffen Nijhuis has been awarded as 'Springer Nature 2019 Highlight', a recognition for most popular papers, and reflecting top research that made an impact
Keynote lecture & executive meetings on adaptive coastal design and resilient urban landscapes in Mexico Beach, Tallahassee and Sanibel-Captiva, Florida. In collaboration with Brian Cook, USF, SCCF, COTI, CEPTD, City of Sanibel
Consortium meeting NSFC-NWO-EPRSC funded project 'Adaptive Urban Transformation' at TU Delft with lectures, workshops and fieldtrips. TU Delft, SCUT and UoS on adaptive planning and design of the Pearl River Bay Region
Research and design workshop organised by Institute of Landscape Architecture, Zheijang
University (Hangzhou, China) and Department of Urban Planning and Design, Xi'An Jiatong Liverpool University (Suzhou, China)
Workshops and lectures on various topics in urban planning and landscape architecture at the School of Architecture, Harbin Institute of Technology (China) and Graduation School Shenzhen, Harbin Institute of Technology SZ
The course addresses landscape‐based regional design as a strategy for urban development. The objective is to get to know concepts for understanding, planning and design sustainable development of a region, as well as setting the scene for local projects
The projects aim to develop principles for designing adaptive coastal built environments that enhance BwN-processes and contribute to the natural adaptation and sustainable development of urban coastal zones
In deze publicatie staat het landschap als vestigingsvoorwaarde centraal. In het bijzonder hoe Nederlandse regio’s aan het onderwerp werken, en experimenteerruimte creëren door middel van concrete pilots