Aside from dense urban areas the province of Zuid-Holland also embodies a wide variety large landscapes such as dunes, peatlands and the islands in the south.
These large landscapes are both dependent on and threated by the urban areas, yet the prosperity and amenities are right there. The result is that the landscapes are easily seen as a burden: investments lead to conflicts and never outweigh benefits. This strategy describes the possibilities for change: the landscape can be complementary to the urban area, and strengthen the province as a whole.
The strategy describes numerous solutions and gives suggestions for alternative uses. Necessary transportation of fresh water becomes one with space for recreation and nature in harmony with new landscapes and forms of agriculture.