Urban Forest Almeerderhout approved

14 April 2021

With the recent approval of the Almeerderhout Development Plan, the Almere city council has taken an important step towards the realization of the urban forest of the future. Together with Staatsbosbeheer, the city of Almere and a group of stakeholders and experts, LOLA developed this plan to make the largest urban forest of the Netherlands biodiverse, attractive and future proof. This means that in the upcoming years it will undergo a major metamorphosis.

With the recent approval of the Almeerderhout Development Plan, the Almere city council has taken an important step towards the realization of the urban forest of the future. Together with Staatsbosbeheer, the city of Almere and a group of stakeholders and experts, LOLA developed this plan to make the largest urban forest of the Netherlands biodiverse, attractive and future proof. This means that in the upcoming years it will undergo a major metamorphosis.

Client: gemeente Almere, Staatsbosbeheer
I.c.w.: OAK consultants, BRAND The Urban Agency, Buiting Advies
Team: Eric-Jan Pleijster, Mark Spaan, Simon Verbeeck, Martin Garcia Perez, Francesco Prete

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From a monocultural forest to a varied and strong forest

Masterplan Urban Forest Almeerderhout

Impression of the completed forest

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