Nodal development Voorburg, Netherlands | Posad Spatial Strategies

April 14, 2011,AEDT

The city of Leidschendam-Voorburg, Netherlands has recently approved the design for a extensive transformation of the Station  area .The urban plan, designed by POSAD spatial strategies, connects the different scales that are present, such as the historical center of Voorburg and the adjacent Binckhorst business park. The array of functions | Read More

Green Room opens in Rotterdam

September 24, 2010,AEDT

The “Green Room” is designed by Casanova+Hernandez as part of a series of temporary interventions in the public space of several European cities named “Domestic Monuments”. The “Green Room” experiments with the role of hybrid interventions (mix of landscape+architecture+sculpture) to activate the urban life of our city centres. The intervention | Read More

Scientists investigate urban climate in the Netherlands

September 1, 2009,AEDT

Reseachers at Wageningen University and Research Centre (WUR) have been riding around Rotterdam and Arnhem in the Netherlands on two trikes mapping and measuring the urban climate during four time intervals on a 24 hour day. The measuring was to study the Urban Heat Island (UHI) effect that often causes | Read More

Thirty one million Dutch Center for Biodiversity

August 3, 2009,AEDT

The Ministry of Education suggests 30 million euros from the natural gas available for an initiative of the University of Amsterdam, Leiden University and Wageningen University together with Naturalis a center for biodiversity to form. With the money is a very large, joint collection consisting of 37 million plants, rocks, | Read More

West 8’s Twist Bridge gets coverage from Wallpaper.com

March 3, 2009,AEDT

Wallpaper.com reported on West 8’s new bridge “Even though landscape design experts West8 might be known for their innovative larger scale public spaces and urban planning work, bridge design has also been on their agenda for a long time now; the firm has already designed over 100 bridges in their | Read More

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