Dirk Oudes is a landscape architect, PhD researcher at the Amsterdam Academy of Architecture and Wageningen University, as well as associate of the NRGlab – a research laboratory on energy transition. His research focuses on large-scale transformation of the landscape for energy transition and the potential role of design in this transition. He collaborates, among others, with leading design offices in The Netherlands and contributed to the negotiations of the National Climate Agreement in 2018. Previously, he worked for multiple (design) offices on research through design projects concerning themes such as large-scale infrastructure, climate adaptation and energy transition. From 2012-2014 he participated in the Professional Experience Programme (PEP).