‘Nature is an agreement’

Tracy Metz

Writer & Journalist

Tracy Metz is a journalist and author about urban issues. Tracy, a native of California, is director of the John Adams Institute, the center of American culture in the Netherlands and has her own monthly live talkshow Stadsleven, about living in cities. She writes for NRC, Het Parool, De Groene Amsterdammer and Architectural Record. She was a Loeb Fellow at the Harvard Graduate School of Design. She is the author of a number of books, including FUN! Leisure and Landscape, about the impact of our leisure activities on the way we use and perceive our surroundings. Her most recent book is Sweet&Salt: Water and the Dutch, on the extreme makeover of the Dutch landscape to accommodate a new relationship to water.

Presentation ‘Nature is an Agreement’ at Next Nature Power Show 2012.


Posts by Tracy Metz


Nature is an Agreement

Nature is an agreement. Just like the nude beach. Here you keep your breasts and your crotch covered, There you drop everything and act like it is the most ordinary thing in the world that everyone is suddenly walking around naked. That is also how we deal with nature nowadays. We make an agreement with […]

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