Diemerpark days

Diemerpark (© Tjerk Zweers)

A series of visits to a site that’s being transformed by special engineering and technology into a ‘wild’ city park for thousands of people after a long history as a wildlife haven, a favourite retreat for walkers and before that an international chemical waste dump.

– Ruwan Aluvihare: park designer and landscape architect with Amsterdam’s City Planning Department
– Nico Klaver: engineer with the project bureau Diemerzeedijk, City of Amsterdam
– Martin Melchers: wildlife expert & Amsterdam city ecologist 

Producer: Laura Durnford

Broadcast: June 17, 2002