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ir. B.M. Boumans, MSc

Teacher landscape and water
ir. B.M. Boumans, MSc




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Name                          : Bernadette Boumans

Address                        : Socrateslaan 4   

: 9404 ER Assen

Telephone                   : 0592-301596

Mobile phone              : 06-48558369

E-mail                           : b.boumans

Date of birth               : June 7th 1958






Rijksuniversiteit Groningen:

  • 2012 - 2013 Master Leraar Voorbereidend en Hoger Onderwijs, geography 1e grade

Wageningen University:

  • 1977-1985, landscape architecture




Work experience

Since 2016: lecturer landscape and water at the faculty of Spatial Sciences of Groningen University, department of Cultural Geography

2015 - 2016:  coordination gas extraction / strategic development, Gemeente De Marne (temporary job)

2014 - 2015: teacher geography at the Lindenborg, Leek

2013 - 2014: teacher geography at PiterJelles De Dyk, Leeuwarden

2012 - 2015: freelance work for Bureau Siemer in Assen

  • garden plans for monuments

Since 2012: guestlectures urbanism and landscape development at the Hanzehogeschool in Groningen, Academie voor Architectuur, Bouwkunde en Civiele Techniek, onderwerpen:

  • Landschape development: geology, soil science and occupation history
  • Urbanism grade 2: Stad en water
  • Urbanism grade 3: Urban traffic

2012 - 2013: master internship: Fivelcollege,Delfzijl/Stellingwerf College, Oosterwolde:

2008 -2011: designer at BügelHajema Adviseurs, Assen:

  • urban design(i.a. Roodeschool, Rouveen);
  • writing of policy documents (agricultural development, bio-fermentation, code regarding the external appearance of buildings);
  • designs for public space;

1997 -2007: senior advisor Gemeente ’s-Hertogenbosch departement Openbare Ruimte en Verkeer, Section Stadsontwikkeling:

  • participation in projects concerning main urban infrastructure, urban water management, Grote Stedenbeleid;
  • project management public space Vinex-location De Groote Wielen, Rosmalen.

1990 - 1997: senior designer and team leader Gemeente Utrecht departement Openluchtrecreatie en Groenvoorziening:

  • participation in urban renewal projects;
  • Designs for public space, public transport and Estate Amelisweerd;
  • member ‘Commissie Beeldende Kunst in de Openbare Ruimte’;

1988 - 1990: designer BTL Planburo – Haaren, Noord-Brabant:

  • garden design and policy plans.

1987 - 1988: teacher landscape architecture ‘Amsterdamse School voor Architectuur, Stedebouw en Landschapsarchitectuur’ (Master):

  • subjects: i.a. Dutch history of garden design;
  • organisation of excursion to Barcelona.

1985 - 1987: designer Gemeente Emmen departement Groen en Recreatie:

  • writing of green structure plan and designs for public space.


Extracurricular activities

  • since 2015: volunteer education IVN/Staatsbosbeheer: field practice for elementary school en secondary school students and excursion in Nationaal Park Drentsche Aa;
  • 2013 - 2014: member of the committee Garden Festival Hortus Haren;
  • 2012: workshop Mutual Gains Approach Provincie Drenthe
  • Since 2012: member Deutsche Lesegruppe Groningen;
  • 2011- 2014: member ‘Adviescommissie Beeldende Kunst en Vormgeving’ Gemeente Assen;
  • 2011 - 2013: counselor urbanism at the ‘Commissie Ruimtelijke Kwaliteit en Cultuurhistorie’ of Drents Plateau/Libau Groningen;
  • 2010: guest lecture 4th grade students ‘Atelier Mens en Omgeving’, Hanzehogeschool Groningen (project in context of population decline in Ulrum, Gemeente De Marne);
  • 2009 - 2010: counselor urbanism at the ‘Monumentencommissie’ of Drents Plateau;
  • 1994 - 1997: courses garden design given at ‘Creatief Centrum Drunen’;
  • 1991: exam Visual Art at the ‘Open Universiteit’;
  • 1990 - 1993: twice a year excursion to Paris with teacher of the ‘Open Universiteit’ to gardens around Paris;
  • 1990: exam introduction to Cultural sciences at the ‘Open Universiteit’;
  • 1987: guest lecture landscape architecture in Almería (Spain) in a course for Arquitectos Técnicos.




  • English and German: professional working proficiency;
  • French and Spanish: limited working proficiency.



And when I don’t work……

.... I love to spend time with my family, like to read a good (German) book, play the piano and volunteer as a guide for the National Park Drentsche Aa ……

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