Sahara Lake, the Solution for Sea Level Rise?

_COLUMN_ by Koen van Niekerk

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.

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The problem police and the problem of problems

_COLUMN_ by Martijn Duineveld

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.

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Quito blog 3: The emancipation of Ecuadorian landscape architecture

_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.

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