- Current position PhD Researcher in Cartography and GIS
Université Libre de Bruxelles
50, avenue Franklin Roosevelt
Philip Stessens is a civil engineer-architect and landscape urbanist, studying the potential of ecosystem-service based urban design in response to climate change effects and demographic growth in Brussels.
His work concerns modelling of cultural and regulating ecosystem services in a GIS environment, and combines research and research-by-design on the themes of urban vegetation, water balance and heat fluxes, for developing policy measures and tools for scenario testing.
Philip’s expertise includes:
- Urban green infrastructure and ecosystem services
- Geographic information systems and GIS modeling
- Urban remote sensing
- Scenario building for urban development
- Urban design
- Landscape urbanism