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.
A Spanish version of our Building with Nature book is now available.
Cofinanced by the European Regional Development Fund
On September 23 2016, Maarten de Jong will give an oral presentation on Ecosystem based design rules for sand extraction.
Wetlands, sand dunes and mangroves could protect shorelines more inexpensively than walls and bulkheads.