Transitional Territories – MSc4 Lecture Series: The North Sea. Closing Sessions









Transitional Territories Graduation Studio 2018-2019
North Sea: Landscapes of Coexistence
Altered Natures and the Architecture of Extremes

— MSc4 Lecture Series Design Module: The North Sea
Concluding Sessions

11th February – 13th February
Curated/ convened by Dirk Sijmons and dr.arch. Taneha K. Bacchin / under the framework of MVI North Sea Energy Lab

Wicked Problems

February 11, 2019
10:00 – 11:00
BK Faculty – Classroom Q
·      Dominic Stead, TUDelft, ‘Wicked problems, complexity and uncertainty in the context of spatial planning and design’

February 12, 2019
10:00 – 11:00
BK Faculty – Classroom R
·      Pieter Bloemen, Delta Program, ‘Principles for the strategic development of the Dutch Delta Program’

Actor-Relational Approach to Planning and Design
February 13, 2019
10:30 – 12:30
BK Faculty – Berlagezaal 1
·      Luuk Boelens, Ghent University, ‘Actor Network Theory’
·      Martine Verweij, MVI-Energy/ TopSector Energy/ Green Bridges, ‘Transdisciplinary approach and co-creation’

* The lecture series program is open to the public. All cordially invited.


Transitional Territories Studio
North Sea: Landscapes of Coexistence

Studio Leader:
dr.arch. Taneha Kuzniecow Bacchin
Guest Professor: Dirk Sijmons
ir. Filippo laFleur
ir. Geert van der Meulen

Instructors/ Mentors:
Architecture & Urbanism
Taneha Kuzniecow Bacchin
Stefano Milani
Nicola Marzot
Fransje Hooimeijer
dr. Diego Carmona Sepulveda
dr.arch. Luisa Calabrese
Landscape Architecture
dr. Daniele Cannatella
Building Technology
ir. Sjap Holst

Scales and subjects:

Studio Themes:
State of Exception
New biopolitical order of the North Sea: ecology, energy, protein
Infrastructural Form
Where architecture, city, and territory meet
Fourth Nature
The rise of landscape as counter economy
The Last Lands
The architecture of the fluid ground