100 Years of Landscape Architecture in Wageningen? Pt. 1

_ARTIKEL_ by Michael van Buuren

This year we celebrate 100 years Wageningen University, but wat about 100 years of landscape architecture in Wageningen? As landscape architects we have to be conscious of the tradition we stand in, and who’s shoulders we stand on. To refresh our memory Topos asked Michael van Buuren (Alterra) to write this article about 100 years of landscape architecture in Wageningen. Here is part 1, next week part 2.

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Book Review: Henry David Thoreau – Walden

_BOEKRECENSIE_ door Erik-Jan van Oosten

RUW Foundation has started a sustainability book club last October and is exploring wildly different views on the world, one book at a time. Last month we took a closer look at a 19th century classic Walden by Henry David Thoreau. A good choice, according to the author himself: “Read the best books first, or you may not have a chance to read them at all.”

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Sahara Lake, the Solution for Sea Level Rise?

_COLUMN_ door 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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