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Research interests

Gideon is a member of the chair Spatial Transformation and the chair Urban Waters at the Amsterdam University of Applied Sciences where he is the project leader and senior researcher of Sensing Streetscapes (www.sensingstreetscapes.com) and of the European Union-funded Cool Towns project (www.cooltowns.eu).

Gideon is a professor of Innovation & Urban Green Spaces at Aeres University of Applied Sciences. His professorship focuses on (1) climate change mitigation strategies through the promotion of the circular economy, (2) climate change spatial adaptation, and (3) urban ecology.

He is currently a member of the editorial board of Rooilijn, a peer-reviewed Dutch journal on science and policy in the field of spatial planning. Gideon holds a Ph.D. in Landscape Architecture from the University of Essex. His research focuses on the redesign of the built environment to support sustainable developments and to promote human health and wellbeing. 

External positions

Professor Innovation & Urban Green Spaces, Aeres Hogeschool

1 Oct 2020 → …

Associate Fellow, Centre for Econics and Ecosystem Management

1 Jan 2015 → …


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