Welcome to 'Building with Nature'
Building with Nature is a new design philosophy in hydraulic engineering.
Natural elements such as wind, currents, flora and fauna are utilized in designing
a hydraulic engineering solution, thereby creating additional benefits for nature, recreation and the local economy.
Online Course Building with Nature
If you’re interested in the concept of building with nature, then this is the engineering course for you. More information
A Spanish version of our Building with Nature book is now available.
Investing in your future! This project is part-financed by the European Regional Development Fund.
Call for Presentations: Session on 'Ecosystem-based solutions to societal problems' during NAEM 2016.
On 11 November, the Ecoshape Building with Nature congress was held in the Muntgebouw in Utrecht. Three themes were central to this day: Natural Foreshores, Sustainable Port Development and Resilient Cities.
Opportunities for the Dutch water sector in twelve developing countries were defined by not-for-profit consultancy firm Aidenvironment. The reports give insight in the water sector of the countries and how Dutch water sector players can best capitalize on this.