Midden-Delfland is the largest open agricultural landscape in the metropolitan area of Rotterdam. Surrounded by seven cities, the area is an increasingly popular a recreational resource for the one million people living in the neighborhood. The recreational connections between the cities and the site need to be improved, offering new opportunities for the development of local tourism. The project ‘Gateways to Midden-Delfland’ improves these connections.
Commissioned by the local municipality and several local associations, NL Urban Solutions organized an interactive process to translate the regional vision for the Midden-Delfland area into a program called ‘Gateways to Midden-Delfland’. During several workshop sessions, a symposium and an exposition, these Gateways have been fleshed out into innovativerecreational gateways between the cities and the landscape. Local entrepreneurs are invited to develop a business model supporting the gateways.
Midden-Delfland, the Netherlands
01 Urban Planning & Design, 02 Landscape Design, 05 Agriculture, 07 EU Projects