Steven Slabbers – Landscape Architect and Principal Bosch Slabbers
Steven is a landscape architect specialized in water related issues. He is an international known expert in the field of delta planning, development and design. In the Netherlands he led the Design studio for the Dutch South Western Delta over the last 4 years and participated in the National Delta Atelier.
In the US and Vietnam Steven was key-advisor in projects as Building America’s Water City, a comprehensive, integrated & sustainable water management strategy for greater New Orleans (2010-2013) and the Climate Adaptation Strategy for Ho Chi Minh City (2012-2014). Steven is a regular participant in the so-called Dutch Dialogues; high pressure workshops in which Dutch experts work together with local experts, connecting Dutch experience and local knowledge. He participated in Dutch Dialogues in New Orleans, Los Angeles, Miami and Saint Louis.
Steven is constantly searching for solutions that both work and add value; solutions that improve safety and guarantee the availability of fresh water, but at the same time makes the area much more attractive to live, to stay, to work and add ecological resilience.