Category: Seminars and Conferences
State: Current
22‐24 May 2018

Landscape-based regional design for the built environment Prof. Steffen Nijhuis (Delft University of Technology)

Torino, Castello del Valentino, Sala Vigliano

PhD Excellence Course with Prof. Steffen Nijhuis (Delft University of Technology )
Convener: Prof. C. Cassatella (DIST, Politecnico di Torino)

This course addresses landscape‐based regional designas a strategy for urban development.

The objective is to get to know concepts for understanding, planning and design sustainable development of a region, as well as setting the scene for local projects. It does that through design research and research‐through‐design as research strategies to explore the possibilities and identify the potentials for multi‐scale spatial development.

Dr Steffen Nijhuis is Head of Landscape Architecture Research, Director European post‐Master of Urbanism
(EMU) and Associate Professor of Landscape Architecture at the Faculty of Architecture and the Built Environment, Delft University of Technology).
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22 May 2018 h. 15‐17,30
Umberto Janin, Welcome and forewords
Claudia Cassatella , Introduction
Steffen Nijhuis, Introduction lecture: backgrounds, concepts and setup

23 May 2018 h. 9:00‐12:00
Workshop I: Understanding the urban landscape as a complex system.

24 May 2018 h. 9:00‐12:00
Workshop II: Landscape‐based planning and design strategies.
h. 17,30‐19,00
Students’ presentation/feedback