Wouter has earned a Masters degree in Landscape Architecture at the Barcelona School of Architecture. Besides his MSc he studied Landscape Design and Communications | PR and he has over 10 years relevant, international work experience as a communications specialist (experto en comunicación y relaciones públicas) and landscape designer (paisajista). He speaks six languages and lives in Barcelona.
Over the years Wouter has proven to be creative, innovative and flexible and has learned to create structure where there is chaos and to listen in order to achieve the best project outcome. His international experience has given him the opportunity to understand the importance and power of cross cultural communications and he knows how to translate this ability into successful projects.
Landscape architecture, landscape design, vegetation (northern | southern hemisphere), social media, communications, marketing, public relations, business development, languages.
Camping La Tordera, Malgrat de Mar, Landscape designer (Paisajista)
Design and execution vegetation proposals.
Camping La Tordera, Malgrat de Mar, Marketing, communications and business development executive
Identification new business opportunities (foreign) markets, development and execution overall PR | communications strategy, social media, web editing | translations.
wUrck Landscape urbanism and Architecture Office, Rotterdam, NL, Landscape designer (Paisajista)
· Beautification´ Lushan Road, Nanjing, China. Urban park development: concept development, selection vegetation, design, constructive detailing. This project will be executed in 2013.
· Natuurbrug Laarderhoogt, Blaricum, the Netherlands: constructive detailing, selection vegetation. This project will be executed in 2013.
S·G·M, Barcelona, ES, Landscape designer (Paisajista)
Co-author park development
Landscape diagnostic analysis, visibility studies, overall design proposal, photomontages.
SCR Relaciones Públicas S.A., Barcelona, ES, PR consultant (Consultor de RRPP)
Project management, execution (media) events, copywriting (English - French - German - Dutch).
Australian Embassy in the Netherlands, The Hague, NL, Public affairs & research officer (Oficial de asuntos públicos e investigación)
Project management, execution (media) events 400 year commemoration bilateral relations between the Netherlands and Australia, news analysis (English - Dutch), networking.
Citigate PR Force, Haarlem, NL, Public relations account executive
Copywriting (English - Dutch), execution (media) events.
Ministry of Foreign Affairs, The Hague, NL, Final editor (Redactor-corrector)
Copywriting, editing web content, web consultation.
Henri De Jong Tuinen, The Hague, NL, Garden designer (Diseñador jardines)
Garden design, maintenance.
Public Library Vlissingen, Vlissingen, NL, Communications Officer
Reinforce and maintain the existing relations with local media, initiate and execute events with a local news angle, write and edit press releases, individual and personal contact with journalists.
Escola Tècnica Superior d'Arquitectura de Barcelona (ETSAB), Barcelona, ES, Masters, Landscape Architecture
Van Hall Larenstein, University of Applied Sciences, Velp, NL, Bachelors, Landscape Design
School of Journalism and Communications, Tilburg, NL, Bachelors, PR/Communications
International competition European Biennial on Landscape Architecture 2012, Nomination
This master thesis project was selected for the international competition of the European Biennial on Landscape Architecture in September 2012.