Flood protection and climate adaptation in Amsterdam and Rotterdam

Excursion description

Flood protection and climate adaptation in Amsterdam and Rotterdam: bankable urban rainproof projects for, with and by citizens


Friday 8 November, 09.00-15.00

09.00-10.30 Rainproof tour through Amsterdam South starting from RAI

  • Underground water storage (underneath tram track)
  • Water retarding green area ‘kop Zuidas’
  • Green/blue roof ‘Het Polderdak’
  • Infiltration square in front of Mirandabad

10.30-10.40 Travel by bus from Mirandabad to Vivaldistraat

10.40-11.00 Visit green/blue roof ‘Breevas’t (Vivaldistraat)

11.00-12.00 Travel by bus from Amsterdam to Rotterdam

12.00-13.00 Lunch and presentation rainproof projects Rotterdam (Timmerhuis)

13.00-14.00 Rainproof tour though Rotterdam

  • Water square
  • Rain garden/smart rain barrel (Bas Sala)
  • Community garden Helipoort (Tanja Lina, stichting Tussentuin)

14.00-15.00 Travel by bus from Rotterdam to Amsterdam


€ 90,- (excl. taxes)

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