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De Wit, S.I. (author)
What bearing can the expression of ‘place’ have on the ‘placeless geography’ of the suburban metropolis? Unravelling the design of the Wasserkrater garden, designed by Agence Ter between 1997 and 2000, points towards a possible reconnection between suburban metropolis and genius loci, the essence of the place.
book chapter 2014
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De Wit, S.I. (author)
While most people prefer visual, physical and conceptual open space where nature can be experienced, relating to the possibilities these spaces offer for psychological restoration. Since access to ‘restorative’ natural spaces decreases with growing urbanization, we need to create urban spaces that provide opportunities for restoration as part of...
book chapter 2014
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De Wit, S.I. (author)
The heterogeneity of the contemporary metropolitan landscape has led to a multiplicity of intermediate spaces, in between and within the different tissues of the metropolitan landscape. These interstices can provide favourable conditions to be transformed into gardens. What design instruments can be discovered for these gardens to address the...
journal article 2013
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De Wit, S.I. (author), Huls, M. (author), Van der Meulen, B. (author)
Bij het werken aan historische tuinen heeft de landschapsarchitect niet alleen te maken met de vele tijdslagen die een ontwerp hebben veranderd in wat het nu is – ook andere disciplines spreken zich uit over de waarde en waardevolle elementen die er in voorkomen. Dat leidt tot soms starre voorschriften die de objecten geen goed doen. Een...
journal article 2011
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De Wit, S.I. (author)
The term genius loci—“the prevailing character or atmosphere of a place,” as the Oxford English Dictionary defines it—has long been used to interpret landscape characteristics. Lately, however, it is being used, and abused, as a justification in just about any discourse. For spatial, aesthetic, and ecological discussions and social, cultural,...
journal article 2011
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Bobbink, I. (author), De Wit, S.I. (author)
The landscape speaks many different languages and we all hear a different one. To communicate our different perceptions and interpretations of the landscape it is necessary to translate those different languages into one of our own. That language could be an artistic language, a historical one or a formal one. At the Faculty of Architecture in...
book chapter 2006
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