3rd Stakeholder Platform Meeting on OTP redevelopment in Kampala

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The 3rd Stakeholder Platform Meeting about the feasibility study of redevelopment of the Old Taxi Park in Kampala took place on the 19th and 20th of May 2021. The forum was chaired by Mrs. Amanda Ngabirano and was divided in 4 sessions during which the main priorities were discussed as a result of the analysis of the area and the…

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Daar Bij Die Molen app presented for open call “Beautiful production landscapes”

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On May 11th the app of Daar Bij Die Molen was presented online as an inspiration project for the open call “Beautiful production landscapes” (Prachtige productielandschappen), an initiative of Stimuleringsfonds Creatieve Industrie inviting various parties to work together on new strategic visions or design proposals for the transition of our production landscape. The main question here is: How can extensive transition processes in the landscape be tackled from…

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++Water Heritage on Sponsland and Act&Adapt

Rietdiep ++Water Heritage vision

Our project “++ Water Heritage” is part of the Sponsland online exhibition opened on 21st January 2021 and part of the Climate Adaptation Summit Act &Adapt. In “++ Water Heritage” together with MORE Landscape we created a vision for the future of the Rietdiep river area with a scope of 100 years ahead. A regenerated robust fresh water system, based…

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Kajjansi Junction Programme exhibition in DHK Kampala

Kajjansi exhibition

The Kajjansi Junction Programme exhibition opened on 9th December 2020 in DHK Kampala. Our project “Kajjansi Junction” was featured there as a vision for growth for the Kajjansi Junction node and its surroundings. VE-R, as part of the DASUDA-team, envisioned the area as a multifunctional node that could act as an urban accelerator, stimulating and encouraging growth along the…

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Redesigning Old Taxi Park in Kampala

Old Taxi Park, Kampala

We are thrilled to be involved in the urban design component for the DASUDA team that will start the process of redesigning the Old Taxi Park in Kampala, Uganda. This iconic square in the middle of bustling centre of Kampala is both a historic place as todays’ location of arrival and departure in the city…

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Farm design for Herenboeren Nieuw Bureveld

Farm design Herenboeren

We are happy to announce VE-R is selected to make the landscape design for the farm Herenboeren Nieuw Bureveld in De Bilt in the Netherlands. More and more people are aware of a the importance of healthy food. Fresh and organic are already becoming mainstream aspects, but now also the factor of fair price, low…

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Schalkwijk verbindt!

Schalkwijk verbindt Gebiedsontwikkeling

VE-R, together with VAST, MOVE Mobility and Field Factors have made the submission “Schalkwijk verbindt!” for the competition Panorama Lokaal. In “Schalkwijk verbindt!” we show how to steer a positive shift from ‘coming and going to and from the neighbourhood’, with the emphasis on the car, to ‘moving within the neighbourhood’, with the emphasis on…

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Implementation of landscape plan NTC Kaliro Campus in Uganda has started

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VE-R has designed the overall master plan and landscape plan of the new National Teachers College Campus in Kaliro (Uganda) with the DASUDA team. The implementation of the plan has started with a series of building renovations and new dormitories designed by BKVV for DASUDA in collaboration with Ubuntu architects from Kampala. Now the landscape…

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Excursion to Reitdiep, Groningen

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For the International Climate Adaptation Summit, planned to be held in the Netherlands in January 2021, a series of support events are organized. One of them is the Climate Adaptation Design Exhibition in which eight teams have been asked to develop a vision for parts of the urban and rural regions in and around Groningen.…

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Assisting in developing Online Design Education for WUR and VU Universities

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COVID-19 pandemic have speed up the development of E-learning. The need for fully online courses and guiding students at distance during design course processes has become crucial in this period. Berrie van Elderen has assisted in developing new digital teaching method and material for the Design Studio at Wageningen University. Remco Rolvink develops an online…

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