As continuation of the Roaring Reporters series, a report of the situation during winter in Stockholm, Sweden’s capital. The city’s climate and latitude have caused a certain urban culture that deals with the challenges posed by a long and dark winter. But not everyone can harness themselves against the cold in Stockholm.Continue reading
Since this year, Landscape Architecture and Spatial Planning students report from a broad scope of places where they are based during their international exchange. This results in a series of local reports concerning spacial issues from around the globe. This time Tim den Duijf reports from the far end of Europe.Continue reading
The idea that public trust in science and scientists in decreasing is frequently propagated in the media. Well, is this trust indeed eroding? The climate change debate and human nutrition debate are two example cases suggesting distrust amongst the public.Continue reading
It has been some time since the world met Donald Trump and some of us are even getting used to his ‘particular’ way of thinking and saying what he thinks. And now that he is mister president of the United States of America we can begin to imagine the consequences that might have, for example on the topic of climate change and his impact on the landscape.Continue reading
Since the creation of problems is deeply related to funding (for research and other projects) and can have many societal and political consequences, it would be great if we would invest a little bit more effort in problematizing problems before immediately solving them. To do so I propose the problem police. They are cool, sexy and rock and roll.Continue reading
_COLUMN_ by Abel Coenen
Ecuador is a country with some of the most diverse landscapes and environments in the world. However, its practice of landscape architecture is relatively young and underdeveloped. Instead of a mature profession as it is for instance in the Netherlands, in Ecuador landscape architecture is often considered as a subcategory of architecture. Yet, there are indications that Ecuadorian landscape architecture as an independent field is growing.