Urban design in the context of delta landscapes is quite a challenge. By nature, deltas are highly dynamic environments. Despite all the risks they pose to people, over many centuries they have provided favorable conditions for intensive agriculture and human habitation. Always heavily used, in our time deltas throughout the world are coming under huge pressure from urbanization - while also facing all the threats and consequences of impending climate change.
|Title of host publication||Delta Interventions|
|Subtitle of host publication||Design and Engineering in urban water Landscapes|
|Editors||Anne Loes Nillesen, Baukje Kothuis, Han Meyer, Frits Palmboom|
|Publisher||Delft University Publishers|
|Publication status||Published - 2016|