Jaap van der Salm

Landscape Architecture

Jaap van der Salm (1985) studied Landscape architecture at Wageningen University and obtained his master’s degree in 2010. His thesis ‘A working landscape for New Orleans’ on storm water management and water as an urban amenity – was published in a limited edition and was nominated for the Archiprix award in 2011. His thesis served as input for the Dutch Dialogues II workshop, an initiative bringing together Dutch and American professionals on complex water challenges. Since 2010 Jaap has worked as a landscape architect for H+N+S. He focuses mainly on large scale water related national and international projects. In the above projects Jaap combines solutions for flood safety with ecological, recreational and urban development. He has further developed integrated design skills in a number of international projects, among others, in Turkey and the United States and likes to cooperate in multidisciplinary teams with both Dutch and foreign professionals. Jaap has won several design competitions: ‘New impetus for neighbourhoods from the 70s and 80s in The Hague in 2011 and the redevelopment of the former Polaroid ‘performance factory’ in Enschede in 2013.In his spare time Jaap can be found sailing on his boat, racing his bike or in the mountains.

Jaap van der Salm (1985) studied Landscape architecture at Wageningen University and obtained his master’s degree in 2010. His thesis ‘A working landscape for New Orleans’ on storm water management and water as an urban amenity – was published in a limited edition and was nominated for the Archiprix award in 2011. His thesis served as input for the Dutch Dialogues II workshop, an initiative bringing together Dutch and American professionals on complex water challenges. Since 2010 Jaap has worked as a landscape architect for H+N+S. He focuses mainly on large scale water related national and international projects. In the above projects Jaap combines solutions for flood safety with ecological, recreational and urban development. He has further developed integrated design skills in a number of international projects, among others, in Turkey and the United States and likes to cooperate in multidisciplinary teams with both Dutch and foreign professionals. Jaap has won several design competitions: ‘New impetus for neighbourhoods from the 70s and 80s in The Hague in 2011 and the redevelopment of the former Polaroid ‘performance factory’ in Enschede in 2013.In his spare time Jaap can be found sailing on his boat, racing his bike or in the mountains.

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