Reitdiep_20200608_excursion

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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Street view in Amstelscheg, Amsterdam

VE-R is part of the team for the location Amstelscheg-Amstelkwartier in Amsterdam as part of the the urban fringes lab, an initiative of BNA Research and ARCAM. The urban fringes lab will investigate how urban fringes can be (re)programmed in 2020. The starting point is the surrounding landscape, which was analysed by ARCAM in 2019…

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Panorama Lokaal: Schalkwijk Haarlem

The multidisciplinary team that VE-R landscape architecture and urbanism forms together with Vast Architects, Field Factors and Move Mobility is one of the three teams selected to take part in the Panorama Local design competition for the Schalkwijk location in Haarlem. It asks for a vision to prepare this vulnerable neighbourhood for the future in…

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Aerial view of Dar Es Salaam, Tanzania

Africa is a huge continent with 54 independent countries, all of which have rich histories and cultures. Nowadays, the developments in these countries are faster and larger than the world has ever faced, with direct and major influences on the landscape, the urban planning and the architecture. Therefore, this year’s C4C6 lecture series of the Amsterdam…

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Mangroves at Ilubirin

Lagos in Nigeria is currently the fastest growing city on earth. Around the lagoon, a city of over 25 million people is expanding rapidly and is estimated to reach over 80 million inhabitants at the end of this century, becoming the world’s biggest city. Visiting today’s Lagos is fascinating and worrying at the same time.…

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