Tom Wilms holds a M.Sc. in Civil Engineering from Delft University of Technology, the Netherlands. After graduation in 2006, he joined Witteveen+Bos as an engineer in coastal and river projects. He worked in Kazakhstan, Russia and Serbia and was involved in the project Delflandse kust and the Building with Nature programme in Lake IJssel. In 2014, he moved to Indonesia to be involved in the land reclamation project in Jakarta bay and the Building with Nature project in Demak.
Articles By Tom Wilms
Building with Nature is an innovative approach that combines natural processes with innovative engineering methods to realise sustainable projects. Permeable dams are being utilised as part of a Building with Nature solution to help restore the eroding mangrove-mud coast of the Demak district in central Java, Indonesia.