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Sep 2013
SEEDS is an international project, supported by the European Union, in which nine institutions and municipalities collaborate to foster innovation and change in urban planning. SEEDS focuses on the temporary re-use of vacant or...

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Aug 2013
During the seminar on strategies for flood risk protection in the Houston Texas, Anne Loes Nillesen delivered a lecture on Regional Delta design. During the same event, Robert de Kort gave a lecture on...

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Jul 2013
To explore alternatives for (expensive or ill-fitted) dike reinforcements surrounding the Merwede river between Sliedrecht and Gorinchem, Defacto set up the full production and organisation of a series of three workshops. In this series,...

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May 2013
A debate was organised to conclude the Atelier Kustkwaliteit. The debate concentrated on the role of interdisciplinary cooperation and research by design in the Delta Programme. Anne Loes Nillesen gave a lecture on research...

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Jan 2013
In a video interview by the IFHP, the International Federation for Housing and Planning, Anne Loes Nillesen explains how Rotterdam handles future floodrisk and climate change. Visit the IFHP Centenary Congress’ website to watch...

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Aug 2012
During her visit to China, Anne Loes Nillesen gave a lecture on land reclammation at the ‘International Symposium on Coastal Tidal Flat resources Development and Safety’ in Nanjing.

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14
Jun 2012
During the ‘RO café’, a lecture series organised by the municipality of Rotterdam, Anne Loes presented a lecture on how temporary urban functions can contribute to organic city growth.

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Jun 2012
Defacto was mentioned in Japanese Media! In her article “How water is treated as a design eliment in the Dutch architecture, urban design and landscape through scales in general”, Maki Ryu mentions several od Defacto’s...

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Jun 2012
On June 6, 2012, Anne Loes will provide a lecture at the Strelka Institute for Media Architecture and Design in Moskow. This lecture, titled ‘water and public space’ is focused on the usage of...

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Apr 2012
For the IABR 2012 (International Architecture Biënnale), Defacto was worked on the project of the ‘Rhine Meuse Delta’. In this project, Defacto researched the opportunities of the current water safety strategy in the Alblasserwaard...

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