Paul is a landscape architect, writer and scientist. He studied landscape architecture
at the Wageningen University (1991-1996) and is now the BSc coordinator for
landscape architecture and design teacher/researcher in aesthetic theory,
design education and productive nature. In 2012 he founded the 'landscape
machine – design laboratory’ for collaborative design research with MSc
students and adjacent scientists and artists. He holds a part-time position as
the advisor for spatial quality for the province of Utrecht (2016-2018). For
his overall work he was twice rewarded a grant from the Fonds BKVB Amsterdam.
For his involvement in teaching he received multiple awards. By the name ‘Volle
Hoop Reiziger' he gathers, since 1999, professionals to act in public art
projects related to landscape experience, such as the ‘road of the future
(N329)’ and ‘thousand year wood’. He is the vice-chairman of the Dutch
network for landscape research (WLO) and chairmember for the Archiprix
(International) board. His interest in the subject of health is related to the
experience of landscapes as a means for personal transformation.