Ronald Rietveld visits for guest critique and open house lecture

Ronald Rietveld visits ParadoXcity New Orleans Studio 2011 for guest critique and the open house lecture October 21st .

His work stands out in scope and ambition. Together with his brother Erik who brings in a Philosophy degree from Harvard they focus on strategic interventions. The practice Rietveld landscape continues to challenge conventional concepts and demonstrates an unbroken spirit of optimism that reminds one of the SUPERDUTCH days.

Ronald then had to rush back to Amsterdam over night to pick up two Dutch Design Awards for the Venice 2011 Dutch Pavilion project Vacant NL and the sliced Bunker 599.

Published by: paradoXcity

Jorg Sieweke practices as a licensed landscape architect and urban designer in Berlin. Since 2009, he directs the design-research initiative paradoXcity. In 2020 he started a position as Associate Professor to conceive and conduct a new master program in "Landscape architecture for global sustainability" at Norwegian University of Life Science (NMBU), located at the Oslo Fjord. Before he held professorships at University of Virginia and was Visiting Professor at RWTH Aachen and HCU Hamburg in Germany. In 2015 he was resident fellow at Villa Massimo - the German Academy in Rome. ParadoXcity challenges convention of practice in landscape architecture to establish its own trajectory of a landscape & urbanism. With his PhD. (2015) he interrogates the implicit knowledge production in the design process.

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