• Bianca de Vlieger 2017, The New Delta, Heijningen: Japsam books
  • Han Meyer, 2017, The State of the Delta, Nijmegen: Vantilt
  • Anne-Loes Nillesen, B. Kothuis, H. Meyer, F. Palmboom (eds), 2016, Delta Interventions. Design and engineering in urban water landscapes, Delft University Publishers
  • Han Meyer, A. Bregt, E. Dammers, J. Edelenbos (eds), 2015, New Perspectives on Urbanizing Deltas. A complex adaptive systems approach to planning and design, Amsterdam: MUST Publishers
  • Fransje Hooimeijer, 2014, The Making of Polder Cities. A Fine Dutch Tradition, Heijningen: Japsam books
  • Han Meyer, Steffen Nijhuis (eds), 2014, Urbanizing Deltas in Transition, Amsterdam: Techne Press
  • Han Meyer, Inge Bobbink, Steffen Nijhuis (eds), 2010, Delta-Urbanism: The Netherlands, Chicago/Washington: APA Planners Press
  • Han Meyer, Dale Morris, David Waggonner, 2009, Dutch Dialogues. New Orleans – Netherlands, Common Challenges in Urbanized Deltas, Amsterdam: SUN
  • Fransje Hooimeijer, Meyer, Arjan Nienhuis, 2005,  Atlas of Dutch Watercities, Amsterdam: SUN
  • Han Meyer, 1999, City and Port. Transformation of Portcities. London, Barcelona, New York, Rotterdam, Utrecht: International Books

PhD Theses

  • Peter van Veelen, 2016, Design of multi-functional flood-defense in urban environments
  • Inge Bobbink, 2016, De Landschapsarchitectuur van het Polderboezem Systeem
  • Taneha K. Bacchin, 2015, Performative nature. Urban landscape infrastructure design in water sensitive cities
  • ChenKung Chung, 2014, Transformations of an Urbanized Delta Landscape: the case of Kaoshiung
  • Cornelia Redeker, 2013, Urban Flood Integration. Spatial Strategies for River-cities
  • Fransje Hooimeijer, 2011, The Dutch Polder-City and the Fine Dutch Tradition

Journal papers/ Book chapters

  • Meyer H., Nijhuis S., 2016, Designing for Different Dynamics: The Search for a New Practice of Planning and Design in the Dutch Delta, in J. Portugali, E. Stolk (eds) Complexity, Cognition, Urban Planning and Design, Part of the series Springer Proceedings in Complexity pp 293-312
  • Meyer H., 2014, The changing state of the Dutch delta. In Cavallo, R., Komossa, S., Marzot, N., Berghauser Pont, M., Kuijper, J., New Urban Configurations, Amsterdam IOS Press
  • Guest-editor Built Environment Vol.40, nr 3: ‘Delta Urbanism’: New Challenges for planning and design in urbanized deltas’, 2014
  • Meyer H., 2014, Delta Urbanism: New Challenges for planning and design in urbanized deltas, in Built Environment  #40:3, 149-155
  • Dammers E., Bregt A., Edelenbos J., Meyer H. Pel B., 2014, Urbanized deltas as complex adaptive systems: implications for planning and design, in Built Environment  #40:3, 156-168
  • Waggonner D., Dolman N., Hoeferlin D., Meyer H., Schengenga P., Thomaesz S., Van den Bout J., Van der Salm J., Van der Zwet C., 2014, New Orleans after Katrina: Building America’s Water City, in Built Environment  #40:2, 281-299
  • Meyer H., 2014, (The End of) The State of the Delta (and What Might Follow), in OASE #93 84-99
  • Meyer H., Nijhuis S., 2013, Delta Urbanism: Planning and design in urbanized deltas – comparing the Dutch delta with the Mississippi River delta, Journal of Urbanism: International Research on Placemaking and Urban Sustainability, # 6:2, 160-191
  • Meyer H. 2012, A Rationalized Delta. Randstad Holland and the search for a new balance of planning, engineering and design, in J. Portugali, H. Meyer, E. Stolk, E. Tan, eds., Complexity theories of cities have come of age: an overview with implications to urban planning and design, Berlin Springer 311-326
  • Meyer H., 2012, Transformation of an Urbanized Delta-landscape, in E. Cook, J. Lara (eds),  Remaking Metropolis – Global challenges of the urban landscape, London: Routledge, 145-157
  • Meyer H., 2012, Urban Design in a Dynamic Delta, in Urban Design and Planning, # 164:2, pp 89-102
  • Meyer H., A. Nillesen, W. Zonneveld, 2012, Urban Planning: From Unsustainable to sustainable. The case Rijnmond, in European Planning Studies, # 20:1, pp 71-94
  • Meyer H., 2011, The  port-city in an era of globalization: the second transformation, in R. Bruttomesso ed., The Port City in the XXIst century. New challenges in the relation between port and city, Published by RETE, Venice 160-173
  • Meyer H., 2009, The Dutch Delta: looking for a new fusion of urbanism and hydraulic engineering, in Urban Planning International  #24:2, pp 4-13
  • Meyer H. 2009, Reinventing the Dutch Delta. Complexity and conflicts, in Built Environment  #35:4, pp 432 – 451
  • Meyer H., 2008, Sustainable Delta-landscapes: in search for a new paradigm, in Folio Documents of Architecture,  #2008, Singapore, Oxford Pte, pp 36-43
  • Meyer H., 2008, Ex-Ports: The Laboratory Role of the London Docklands, in Philip Cohen and Michael j. Rustin (eds), London’s Turning. The Making of Thames Gateway, London Ashgate,  9-16
  • Meyer H., 2008, The Dutch Delta: looking for a new fusion of urbanism and hydraulic engineering, in Jan Feyen, Kelly Shannon (eds), Water and Urban Development Paradigms: Towards an integration of engineering, design and management, London Taylor & Francis  371-386
  • Meyer H., 2007, The search for new structures and the regional context of Dutch cities, in ISOCARP Review 03, Antwerp, pp 78-93
  • Meyer H., 2006, New Arrangements for Ports, Cities and Water-landscapes, in R.  Bruttomesso (ed), Port & City – Catalogue Architecture Biennale Venezia-Palermo, Venice, p. 30-35  


  • Han Meyer, Renske Peters, A Plea for putting the issue of Urbanizing Deltas on the New Urban Agenda’, report commissioned by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Netherlands, for UN Habitat III conference, January 2016
  • Jandirk Hoekstra, Maike Warmerdam, Inge Kersten, Nikki Brand, Janneke van Bergen, 2011, Safety and Quality of the Dutch Coast: towards 2100. Research and design on the Dutch coast, the result of two years Coastal Quality Studio, Delft: Atelier Kustkwaliteit

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