Paul is specialised in design related education. His research is focussed on the sublime aesthetics of productive landscapes (since 2008) and the future of design and experiential education. Besides a teacher he is the managing director of the NatureCollege Foundation (website). In between 2015-2023 he is the appointed independent advisor on spatial matters for the provincie of Utrecht (website). He collaborates with students and international colleagues in a design atelier (since 2011 www.landscapemachines.com).