Tag: bottom-up

  • Who is planning our landscape?

    Who is planning our landscape?

    _GRADUATION WORK_ by Sarah Nietiedt Within my thesis, I investigated the power of citizens to realize their civic initiatives and therewith improve the quality of their living environment. Therefore, I analyzed the relationships between citizen groups and governmental and non-governmental organizations to find an answer on the question: Who is planning our landscape?

  • Conference: Natura 2000 in action!

    Conference: Natura 2000 in action!

    _OTHER_ by Frank Gorissen ‘Natura 2000 in action’ was the motivating title of the third annual conference of the European Learning Network for Regions and Biodiversity, which took place on 10 and 11 December 2014 in the stunning Sant Pau in Barcelona, Spain. I had the pleasure to be invited for both days. They were filled with presentations and workshops that aimed to make the organization of Natura 2000 areas more multidisciplinary, instead of keeping it in the realm of the ecologists.

  • CALTROPe – Catalyst Architecture against Sea Level Rise

    CALTROPe – Catalyst Architecture against Sea Level Rise

    _ARTICLE_ by Janka Csernák CALTROPe is an answer to the challenge of Sea Level Rise. With this project, we aimed to create a future-oriented and innovative architectural solution responding to this diverse problem. For a complex, real and multidisciplinary response, the concept was developed by designer members of S’39 and invited professionals from different relevant fields.