Monthly Archive: April, 2013

Friday April 5, 2013 Presentations Rotterdam Charrette

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Today marked the final day of the Netherlands portion of Cities on Water, and was also presentation day for the Rotterdam charrette designs. Held at AORTA Architecture Center in Utrecht, two four-person groups… Continue reading

Thursday April 4, 2013 Day 4 Rotterdam Charrette

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Another day of design and production in Utrecht. Today students focused on completing designs and structuring digital presentations. Landscape architects Livina Tummers and Boudewijn Almekinders were on hand to assist in clarifying each… Continue reading

Wednesday April 3, 2013 Day 3 Rotterdam Charrette

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Integrating site, citizen, and climate change information into a master plan was the task for today. The two groups sifted down through their understanding of dutch water management and design elements, chosing the… Continue reading

Tuesday April 2, 2013 Day 2 Rotterdam Charrette

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Nate Bond,  Elissa Brown, Ryan Coates, Stephanie Erwin “More boats!” Today we headed back to Rotterdam and jumped on the Aqualiner for a return visit to the RDM campus and Heijplaat. A refresher:… Continue reading

Monday April 1, 2013 Day 1 Rotterdam Charrette

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Today we began the Rotterdam charrette week with a water tour of the transect from Dordrecht to the port of Rotterdam. For this week’s charrette, students will be exploring the design of multifunctional… Continue reading