Climate adaptation in Rotterdam sewerage plan

13 April 2021
The new sewerage plan (dutch) of Rotterdam municipality has as its core message: ‘from pipe to outdoor space’. “It…
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Strengthening the underwater nature in Rotterdam

13 April 2021
In Rotterdam, the Nieuwe Maas and the sea meet. Therefore the port city is an essential area for migratory fish…
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Heliport is Green!

15 December 2020
The Heliport Green project is ready! The courtyard has been changed into a beautiful…
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Work on sewersystem Vijverhofstraat started

25 November 2020
The work in the Vijverhofstraat has started. The sewage system will be replaced and a rainwater sewer and a water…
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Start of work on the green courtyard at Heliport

7 October 2020
On the 18th of May 2020, the construction of a green courtyard in Heliport…
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How is the Heliport now?

7 October 2020
This summer the activities at Heliport started. The site will be given a green…
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Video: first street with sustainable water houses in the Nassauhaven

9 July 2020
On July 8th, six new water houses were moved to the Nassauhaven. In April, the first six houses were…
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Online meeting NEEMO/LIFE

18 May 2020
On the 15th of May the progress of Life Urban Adapt was online presented…
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Six floating water houses in the Nassauhaven

15 April 2020
On April 15th, six water houses were placed in the Nassauhaven. The water houses move with the…
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Sharing Knowledge: World Bank study tour in Rotterdam

10 October 2019
As part of the World Bank’s Study Tour on Nature-based Solutions, a delegation of a mixed group of nationalities visited…
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ZOHO: Expert table presents advise

17 May 2019
On Monday evening, May 13, 2019, the Expert Table presented its advice to the Wijkcommunity Agniesebuurt (the District Council, Rotterdam…
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NEEMO visits Rotterdam

9 May 2019
On the 9th of May the organization of LIFE (NEEMO) visited Rotterdam again to investigate…
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VIDEO: preparing for a more extreme climate

11 January 2019
More parks, water storages and water squares. Rotterdam is working hard to make the city climate proof. So the streets…
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KNOWLEDGE SHARING: EU deems adaptation strategy essential

10 November 2018
Europe recognizes that adapting to the consequences of climate change is now more urgent than predicted. This is one of…
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ZOHO: facade gardens

11 September 2018
Rotterdam encourages residents to create a facade garden, preferably with the neighbours. Creating a facade garden is fun to do,…
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TIDAL PARKS: The Eel is back!

11 August 2018
Nature with special plants and animals that live in and around the Nieuwe Maas river illustrate the significance of the…
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VIDEO: greening and building in Nassauhaven

19 July 2018
In 2018, the first 18 floating homes (Havenlofts) in Rotterdam will be built in the former Nassauhaven harbour basin. We…
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18 January 2018
Many participants at the EUGIC 2017 conference in Budapest visited the LIFE stand. They were very interested in the LIFE…
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KNOWLEDGE SHARING: Rotterdam cooperates Czech Republic municipalities

30 November 2017
The Czech Republic towns and municipalities organisation (MEPCO) recently requested information about the LIFE Urban Adapt project with the aim…
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ZOHO: collaborating on climate adaptation

19 November 2017
The proposed plans aim to adapt the neighborhood to the climate change and to prevent flooding in case of extreme…
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KNOWLEDGE SHARING: Climate adaptation cities in Barcelona

21 June 2017
This year the LIFE platform meeting on climate adaptation in urban areas was organised in Barcelona. During the two-day…
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KNOWLEDGE SHARING: Antwerp visits Rotterdam

20 June 2017
The delegation visited a large number of Rotterdam’s climate adaptation projects, focusing on their social component. Flooding can only be…
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