Dr. Ir. Nico Tillie holds a Ph.D. in Synergetic Urban Landscape Planning – liveable low carbon cities- from TU Delft. He teaches landscape architecture and urban ecology. He has worked on urban ecosystem governance in Rotterdam and nature based solutions in climate adaptation planning. His specialisations are : landscape architecture, garden design and planting schemes, urban planning, urban ecology, ecology, botany, urban energy transition, low carbon cities, climate adaptation, urban densification and greening, city data, urban metabolism. Current Focus In 2019 Nico started as a research fellow urban ecology for bird life Netherlands combining earlier work and teaching in landscape architecture & urban planning.