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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MIRO board sessions WUR studio_20200514

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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Kolderbos Genk_20200407

The objective of providing a structural response to society’s challenges in Kolderbos, the future construction programme of Nieuw Dak and a number of early ideas, are the reason for the city of Genk to have a vision drawn up that brings all these and potential other projects together and forms part of a coherent vision…

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VE-R session in Saint Louis, Senegal

The island of the City of Saint Louis, a designated UNESCO World Heritage Site, has a unique position in the river Delta of the Senegal river. This river is separated from the ocean by a small strip of land called Langue de Barbarie, a densely build strip with a bustling fishing community. Flooding by the…

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Daar Bij Die Molen

Daar bij Die Molen is an app intended as a tool to help speed up the energy transition for the Netherlands. In the app, people can contribute to the spatial positioning of the general task for renewable electricity in 2050 by placing wind turbines or solar panel fields on the map, considering hinder aspects in…

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NL 2300_cropped

VE-R responded to the Blauwe Kamer Magazine call for the development of scenarios for the Netherlands in 2300, considering rapid climate change and facing the challenge of a 15m. sea level rise. The aim of the different scenarios is to provide insight into what the future might hold in store and create a base for…

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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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Kisumu site visit

Spatial Planning for Agro-business and policy Development, shortened to SPADE, is a programme of Maseno University in Kisumu, Kenya supported by a consortium of VU Amsterdam, DASUDA, RVO and Moi University as part of a Nuffic Niche project. Remco Rolvink of VE-R contributes to the DASUDA partnership with sessions on spatial planning methods. From 13…

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Research on ecological development and sedimentation growth in the Waddenzee

Since the 1st of Januari 2019, Remco Rolvink and Berrie van Elderen are working together in a new office called VE-R. The past years Remco mostly worked on integral projects in Africa, under the flag of DASUDA, which he was co-founder of. Most recent example of the work is the design for the river trajectory and floodplain…

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