Dr.ing. S. (Steffen) Nijhuis

Dr.ing. S. (Steffen) Nijhuis

Research profile

Research Leader Department of Urbanism

Steffen Nijhuis is an internationally experienced academic, designer, project leader, and author of award-winning publications. He has expertise in landscape-based regional design, sustainable urban development, resilient coastal landscapes, designed heritage landscapes & gardens, digital landscape architecture, and visual landscape research. He is also Research Leader Department of Urbanism and Associate Professor of Landscape Architecture at Delft University of Technology.

Next to being advisor to NGO’s, governmental and regional authorities across the world, he is Board member of the Department of Urbanism, TU Delft and Dutch School of Landscape Architecture (DSL). He is Editor in Chief of the Research in Urbanism Series (RiUS), Editor of Bulletin KNOB (Royal Netherlands Society for Architecture, Urban and Landscape Heritage) and the Springer Urban Studies Book Series. 

He is supervisor of PhD, post-MSc and MSc graduation projects. Furthermore he is Visiting Professor and Guest Lecturer at Universities in Europe, Asia, Middle East and North-America.

More info: www.steffennijhuis.nl

Expertise

landscape-based regional design, sustainable urban development, resilient coastal landscapes, designed heritage landscapes & gardens, digital landscape architecture, and visual landscape research

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Prizes

  • 2020

    Springer Nature 2019 Research Highlights in Urban Studies

    The book chapter ‘Exploring Spatial Relationships in the Pearl River Delta’, by Liang Xiong and Steffen Nijhuis has been selected as Springer Nature 2019 Highlights in Urban Studies as it is among the top research that made an impact. Its affiliated book ‘Cities as Spatial and Social Networks‘ has been selected as one of the Top Books.

  • 2018-10-8

    Reed & Mallik Medal 2018

    Awarded for 'Teaching urbanism: the Delft approach'
    ICE Publishing Awards 2018

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