Acquisition and project leader of
NSFC, NWO and EPSRC Joint Research Project: 'Adaptive Urban
Transformation (AUT) – Territorial governance, spatial strategy and urban
landscape dynamics in the Pearl River Delta'
sustainable delta program) with Delft University of Technology, Department of Urbanism (NL); South China
University of Technology, School of Architecture (SCUT) (China); The University
of Sheffield, Department of Landscape (UoS) (UK) (funding ca € 1.000.000, 2018-2022). Read more...
The overall aim of the research is to develop an integrative and multiscale design and planning approach for adaptive urban transformation in fast urbanizing deltas. It uses the Pearl River Delta as a case study.
Acquisition and project leader of NWO TOPSECTOR WATER CALL: 'Shorescape: Sustainable co-evolution of the natural and built environment along sandy shores'
(grant no. ALWTW.2016.038) with University of Twente, Deltares, Hoogheemraadschap Hollands Noorderkwartier, Rijkswaterstaat, Witteveen en Bos, HNS landschapsarchitecten, Imares Wageningen (funding € 702.000, 2017-2022). Read more...
This project aims at developing design principles for
the dynamic occupation of the land-sea interface to enhance BwN-processes and
contribute to the natural adaptation and sustainable development of urban
Acquisition and project leader 'Design atlas heritage estate landscapes gelderland'
with Province of Gelderland in collaboration with Gelders Genootschap (funding ca € 140.000, 2019-2021)The project elaborates a landscape-based regional approach for the understanding, planning and design of heritage estate landscapes that takes spatial development with (historical) landscape structures as a basis, but also engages in a process with meaningful stakeholder engagement.
Acquisition and overall project Leader ‘Polder landscapes of the world
’ with Nieuw Land, Dutch Embassy India & Canada; ICOMOS NL; U of Beijing; U of Auburn, U of Toronto, etc.) (funding € 50.000, partly pending, 2017 ongoing). Read more... The project aims to develop knowledge and raise awareness of polder landscapes around the globe through systematic description, analysis and comparison. This book addresses polder landscapes as cultural expressions rather than only as results of water engineering.
Acquisition and Head Designer ‘Shantou Inner Bay Urban Design
’ with OKRA landscape architects, South China University of Technology and Guangzhou Urban Planning Institute (funding € 120.000, 2020)
Design vision for a resilient urban landscape of
Shantou Inner Bay Area, China. The urban planning and landscape architecture
design includes implementation of multifunctional flood protection for river
and sea, enlargement of green-blue structures, transit oriented development and
generation of innovative urban typologies.
Completed Projects: 2006 - 2017
Acquisition and project leader ‘Landscape as business condition/Landschap als
’ with Vereniging Deltametropool, Wageningen University,
West8, Staatsbosbeheer, LEI, Ministerie van Economische Zaken, Rijksdienst voor
Cultureel Erfgoed (funding € 129.000, 2016-2017)
Acquisition and overall project leader ‘First comprehensive
polder & dike GIS of the Netherlands’
with Cultural Heritage Agency and
Ministry of Infrastructure & Mobility (funding € 75.000, 2014-2015)
Acquisition and overall project leader ‘Urbanizing Deltas in
’ with University of Houston (funding € 60.000, 2012-2013)
Project leader ‘Integrated Planning and Design in the Delta
Work Package International Delta Comparison (IPDD)’ (funding € 40.000, NWO-URD, 2011-2012)
Acquisition and overall project leader ‘Multimedia exhibition
display landscape development Beeckestijn
’ (funding € 12.500, 2011)
Acquisition and overall project leader input Structural
Vision Spatial Development 2040
and Landscape heritage policy Province of North
(funding € 158.000,
2006-2009 multiple projects)
Overall Project leader ‘Polder Atlas of the Netherlands
Nieuw Land (funding € 200.000, 2006-2009)
All Projects are affiliated to TU Delft