Steffen Nijhuis is an internationally experienced academic, designer, project leader, and author of award-winning publications. He has expertise in landscape-based regional design, sustainable urban development, resilient coastal landscapes, designed heritage landscapes & gardens, digital landscape architecture, and visual landscaperesearch.He is also Research Leader Department of Urbanism and Associate Professor of Landscape Architecture at Delft University of Technology, and Partner at OKRA Landscape Architects.
Next to being advisor to NGO’s, governmental and regional authorities across the world, he is Board member of the Department of Urbanism, TU Delft and Dutch School of Landscape Architecture (DSL). He is 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.
He is supervisor of PhD, post-MSc and MSc graduation projects. Furthermore he is Visiting Professor and Guest Lecturer at Universities in Europe, Asia, Middle East and North-America. Read more...
OKRA landschapsarchitecten and Nelen & Schuurmans combine excellence in landscape architecture, geo-information technology and climate adaptation for a more resilient and climate proof green blue Antwerp
Invited lecture entitled 'Flowscapes. Designing Urban Landscape Infrastructures' and workshop 'Cartographic explorations' at the Urban Design Master's Program at the Bezalel Academy of Arts and Design, Jeruzalem, Israel, 6-8 January 2021
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