Restoration Through Reclamation

by Roel Posthoorn, Project Manager for Natuurmonumenten of ’s-Graveland, North Holland, the Netherlands,
Thomas Vijverberg, Engineering Manager for Royal Baskalis Westminster N.V., of Papendrecht, South Holland, the Netherlands,
Rik De Visser, Landscape Architect for Vista Landscape Architecture and Urban Planning of Amsterdam,
Ben Viveen, Engineering Manager for Rijkswaterstaat, the Directorate—General for Public Works and Water Management in the Netherlands,

Serial Information: Civil Engineering—ASCE, 2019, Vol. 89, Issue 9, Pg. 64-71

Document Type: Feature article

Abstract: The people of the Netherlands have a long history of reclaiming land from the sea. In one of the lasted examples, the construction of an artificial archipelago represents a remarkable collaboration among government agencies, a construction organization, and a Dutch maritime construction company.

Subject Headings: Construction companies | Construction management | History | Land reclamation | Seas and oceans | Government | Organizations | Business organizations | Netherlands | Europe

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