Landscape architect Berno Strootman is the Government Advisor for the Physical Living Environment. He advises on spatial programmes and projects by the Government and other parties affecting the future of the (cultural) landscape and the waterworks. He is a speaker at the Metropolitan Conference Intens; The Future of the MRA Landscape on Wednesday, 19 June and at the Urban Conference Governing Brooklyn on Saturday, 22 June.
Strootman is involved in the scenic consequences of the energy transition and the effects and execution of the Delta Programme. He is the founder and head of Strootman Landscape Architects. He has worked on strategic tasks, translating them into specific measures, and on several water-related assignments, such as the Delta Programme IJsselmeer Area and urban tasks with a substantial water component. He also has a lot of experience in designing parks and estates, nature development and urban planning. Strootman focuses on incorporating cultural heritage in spatial plans. He was the chairman of the Advisory Committee Belvedere for the Dutch Architecture Foundation. He’s part of juries on a regular basis, is a supervisor, guest lecturer, writer on landscape architecture and his agency has won several awards.