overlay

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.

  Cover EcoshapeDownload BwN Book

A Spanish version of our Building with Nature book is now available. 

 

 

   

Cofinanced by the European Regional Development Fund

RT @IADCDredging: @EcoShapeBwN "The ecological effects of deep sand extraction on the Dutch continental shelf" https://t.co/lACz30bf3B http…
19 hours ago
RT @EWMM88: BB4 op de zandmotor! https://t.co/gzl3TILVEy
2 days ago
RT @HollandWater: .@CISuriname halts coastal erosion with permeable dams of poles & bamboo https://t.co/qBVOTFoIav https://t.co/KMK8H5GEPf
2 weeks ago
RT @portofdenhelder: Grote belangstelling workshop #BuildingWithNature tijdens Trilateral Conference #UNESCO #Waddenzeehavens #Appingedam h…
2 weeks ago
RT @KA_Nicholas: Nature-based solution to #climatechange flood risk is to restore salt marshes- @AHLiski engages citizens in #talkingforth.…
2 weeks ago
RT @WetlandsInt: By #BuildingwithNature @CISuriname is helping to protect the greenest country on earth from rising sea levels. https://t.c…
2 weeks ago
RT @twcurrent: Artificial substrate for #Oyster Restoration mimics natural reef structure. https://t.co/teJOYseDtF #EcoEngineering https://…
2 weeks ago
Hondsbossche and Pettemer Sea defense wins Environmental Excellence Award at WODCON XXI! https://t.co/JTfEtpL9Pd https://t.co/1fCwDYf1Lv
2 weeks ago
Silver Award for Environmental Excellence for Hondsbossche and Pettemer Sea Defense on WODCON XXI

During the WODCON XXI in Miami, the Project Team for Hondsbossche and Pettemer Sea Defence, the Netherlands was awarded The Silver Environmental Excellence Award for “Dredging for Coastal Reinforcement”.

Read more »
Silver Award for Environmental Excellence for Hondsbossche and Pettemer Sea Defense on WODCON XXI
Permeable Dams project Suriname to be extended

Surinam Building with Nature project gets recognition of donors

Read more »
Permeable Dams project Suriname to be extended
'Rethink dyke reinforcement'

Building with Nature provides new strategies for dyke reinforcement.

Read more »
'Rethink dyke reinforcement'