Preserving Paramaribo’s historical center– A challenge the Notre Dame fire just reminded us of. Since the 17thcentury, the white wooden heritage buildings have come to define Suriname’s capital city, Paramaribo. Its historic center, like others around the world, has lost population, suffered from fire outbreaksand experienced physical decay. Over the last couple of years, … [Read more...] about Preserving Paramaribo’s historical center
Stephanie van Doorn
Stephanie van Doorn is a consultant with the Housing and Urban Development Division at the Inter-American Development Bank based in Paramaribo, Suriname since 2016. She supports the execution of IDB operations on heritage preservation, urban redevelopment, climate resilience and adaptation, and housing in Suriname and Guyana. Stephanie holds a Master’s degree in Urbanism and a Bachelor’s degree in Architecture, Urbanism and Building Sciences both from the University of Technology Delft, Netherlands.