MSc Thesis report by Ruud Hesselink [firstname.lastname@example.org] Keywords: landscape architecture, paludiculture, peat oxidation, raised bog ecosystem, ecosystem restoration, Landscape Machine, Bargerveen, Moor-Veenland The current agricultural land use and drainage of peatlands causes peat oxidation which results in CO2(-eq) emissions, soil subsidence, lowering of water- and soil quality and a lesser biodiversity. This degradation of peatlands […]Read More PALUDI-CULTURE LANDSCAPE MACHINE
June 2 Time:10:00-11:00 Theme:#healthy cities Source: Building the Future of Health Serious Landscaping, Healthy landscapes, transforming experiences During the nineteenth century it was debated whether ‘land’ could be described in terms of beauty or sublime, as these were words related to the experience of nature. It was then generally agreed that landscapes needed ‘that […]Read More Building the Future of Health
Deltas are of great importance to humans all over the world. Densely populated coastal areas where land arises from sea. An amazing gradient where two worlds meet and nature and humans traditionally proliferate. It is the area where one hears, smells and sees the awakening of nature between the ebb – and flood line. It […]Read More Eastern Scheldt: from nature – to human reserve
_OVERIGE_ door Rosanne Schrijver en Cor Simon A reflection of the opening of the academic year of the Wageningen University. It is striking how the controversial discipline of landscape architecture within the Wageningen University now seems to play an essential… Source: Opening Academic Year WUR: The inclusion of Landscape Architecture | TOPOS the whole opening […]Read More Opening Academic Year WUR: The inclusion of Landscape Architecture | TOPOS
Here is the complete video of the e-lecture on landscape machines. It contains some minor technical failures, as were part of the original e-lecture, https://webconf.vc.dfn.de/p4wiyzxiwdn/ Yours, Paul R.Read More e-lecture ‘how to design a landscape machine’
The project ‘Ems, Full Hybrid’ by my former students Remco van der Togt and Jonas Papenborg (co-supervised by Harro de Jong) won the prestigious Archiprix first price 2014. For the project description see here and for the jury report see below: Each year the Dutch institutions offering Master’s programmes in architecture, urban design and landscape […]Read More First price Archiprix competition won by a landscape machine!
Designers should design landscapes that challenge human beings and human collectives to allow them to redefine nature within and beyond themselves. We are well aware that the two words ‘landscape’ and ‘machine’ are dissonant in many ways; something technocratic versus something pristine? The dissonance is on the other hand exactly right, if you consider an […]Read More Why a landscape machine?