Remco Rolvink

Remco Rolvink has 20 years of experience as urban planner, landscape architect and spatial strategist. Remco has the qualities to give a quick insight on the structural level of a project, to enthuse the team, the client and have a low threshold to a wider audience. Recently demonstrated by steering workshops in Kisumu in 2019 for the SPADE project with regional stakeholders, the Daar Bij Die Molen tool to build a database of where Dutch citizens want renewable energy with windmills and solar to be harvested; Dar es Salaam in 2018 for the Msimbazi Opportunity Plan, in 2017 in Cape Town for Bellville Station area and for the resilient urban development of the coastal zone near Strand (City of Cape Town). He co-founded VE-R and is also co-founder and board member of DASUDA, Dutch Alliance for Sustainable Urban Development in Africa. Remco studied architecture at the HKU Art Academy in Utrecht, AA in London and Rotterdam Academy of Architecture. Remco practiced as urban planner, landscape architect and project leader in projects in the Netherlands, Belgium, Sweden, Russia, Kenya, Ghana, Nigeria, Tanzania, Uganda and South Africa for city master plans, spatial strategies, urban designs, landscape designs and business cases for both public parties like governmental departments or municipalities, and private partners like real estate developers or engineering multinationals.