Apr 2012
For the IABR 2012 (International Architecture BiĆ«nnale), 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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Sep 2011
On the 30th of September ‘Atelier Overijssel’ organized a lecture on the theme of temporary urban functions in Deventer’s Theatre. Anne Loes Nillesen delivered a lecture on the matter and provided some inspiring examples...

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May 2011
Defacto contributed to the ‘First generation sollutions for climate adaptation in the Rijnmond Drechtsteden Region’ impact assessment by investigating the effects on spatial quality, in collaboration with Deltares. This impact assessment was done with...

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May 2011
Defacto regularly provides lectures and workshops in primary schools. This month, Defacto visited primary school ‘Dr Rijk Kramer’ in Amsterdam, where they provided a lecture themed ‘Living and Water’. In a playful manner, children...

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Aug 2010
Amphibious housing was the topic of an article that featured in the Volkskrant on the 11th of August. Some residents of the ‘Steigereiland’ of IJburg were interviewed. In addition Anne Loes Nillesen discussed the...

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Dec 2009
In the Dutch newspaper ‘de Telegraaf’ an interview with Anne Loes Nillesen is published. In the article the present state of the art of flood proof buildings in the Netherlands is discussed.

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May 2009
A series of lectures was given at several high schools. Topic was the turmoil related to flood risk. What exactly is going on? Should we be concerned? What to do when water levels rise?...

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Sep 2005
The IABR (International Architecture Biennale Rotterdam) of 2005 is built around the theme ‘flood’. The second architecture biennale evolvesaround the relationship between water and urban design in the Netherlands and beyond. The S-house, a...

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