Campanhã Urban Park: activating the potential of the terrain vague
_AFSTUDEERWERK_ door Stijn Lanters Porto’s scenic landscape is very easy to fall in love with, with its winding river, picturesque city centre glued to the escarpment and vistas to the sea. You easily get mesmerized by its charm. However, it is a superficiality that hides the complex situation the city is dealing with.
Physical modelling in landscape architecture: exploring a design tool for the explorative phases in dynamic landscape design
_AFSTUDEERWERK_ door Jolanda de Jong Why do landscape architects not always consider the physical model (“maquette”) as a design tool in the explorative phases of the design process? There must be a reason for this – or even better: a solution to it. In order to explore the physical model as a design tool for the explorative design phases in dynamic landscape design. To grasp – at least a small part of – the design process.
Move on: research-through-drawing for flood resilience at the Galveston coast, TX
_AFSTUDEERWERK_ door Heleen van Boxelaere Master thesis design combining long-term interventions and soft landscape-based measures to improve flood safety at the Texas coast.
Culture as Base for Landscape Design
_AFSTUDEERWERK_ door Michelle Leemkuil A MSc-thesis on the case of an earthquake-safe community centre for the Nepali mountain village Ashapuri.
Practice-based Planning for Urban Gardening
_AFSTUDEERWERK_ door Ioana Musat Urban gardening is a practice increasing in popularity in the Netherlands, especially in the city of Amsterdam. However there is little understanding about the social dimensions of urban gardening. Ioana Musat provides an insightful research in the ‘Boeletuin’ and a model for this new form of food planning.
Responsive Land, Research by design on a sustainable form of agriculture for de Krimpenerwaard
_GRADUATION WORK_ by Sander Hermens Sander Hermens won the 1st prize at the IFLA 2016 for his graduation work. His work provides a proposal, through research by design, for a sustainable form of agriculture for the Krimpenerwaard.
The story of my thesis in Mozambique
_GRADUATION WORK_ by Cor Simon This is the story of my thesis. A 2 month field study in Beira, Mozambique and a green-blue infrastructure design to resolve its flooding.
At The Edge – of the Land, of the Ocean, of Change
_AFSTUDEERWERK_ door Marit Noest
When hurricane Sandy hit the East Coast of the US in 2012, I knew that I wanted to use the time in my master’s thesis to contribute to more sustainable shores in the area. Now, 3.5 years after the storm, I was able to return to the Jersey Shore with my research, film and design.
Exploring the way
_AFSTUDEERWERK_ door Pim Lucassen With the retreat of religion from the public domain the popularity of pilgrimage is increasing. A new and more pluralised spirituality is arising, but current religious infrastructure does not seem flexible enough to cope with this change. Through a phenomenological exploration of the experience and landscape of the Camino de Santiago this thesis aims to facilitate a new spirituality through design interventions along the route.