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06 juni 2019

Food production, helophyte filter and lounge area in one

The prototype for modular office renovation by the MOR Team TU Delft has officially been opened. The multi-functional apartment shows how inefficient offices can be renovated into net positive buildings, including space for food production, water purification through helophyte filters, and common living areas.

06 juni 2019

Nathalie de Vries appointed to AIA College of Fellows

The American Institute of Architects (AIA) has elevated Professor of Architectural Design Nathalie de Vries to its College of Fellows. This is in honour of her exceptional work and contributions to architecture and society on an international level.

06 juni 2019

Award for pushing the development of structural glass

Professor of Architectural Glass James O’Callaghan has been awarded the 2019 Institution of Structural Engineers Gold Medal. The Institution of Structural Engineers recognises his contribution to the exploration of the behaviour and limits of structural glass to create ambitious, transparent structures.

06 juni 2019

De impact van regionaal ontwerp op ruimtelijke plannen

Hoe groot is de invloed van ruimtelijke ontwerpen op een regionaal schaalniveau op ruimtelijke planning en besluitvorming op alle schaalniveaus? Aan de hand van casussen uit de Nederlandse praktijk onderzocht promovenda Verena Balz het tweerichtingsverkeer tussen regionaal ontwerp en de totstandkoming van ruimtelijk beleid.

06 juni 2019

Nauwe interactie voor snelle doorbraken

De gemeente Delft en TU Delft gaan intensiever samenwerken op het onderwerp gebiedsontwikkeling. “De uitdagingen in gebiedsontwikkeling vereisen nauwe interactie, omdat we dan sneller tot doorbraken komen,” legt BK hoogleraar Co Verdaas uit.

06 juni 2019

Community building through remanufacturing

Collaborative production in cities has the potential to promote a more circular production paradigm, engage communities, and promote urban and community development. The research project Pop Machina aims to understand the spatial and social consequences of such circular collaborative production in urban areas.

22 mei 2019

Facilitating rural newcomers

The Ruralization project, funded by the European Commission under the H2020 programme, aims to develop knowledge and support policy making in answering rural area challenges.

22 mei 2019

Water sensitive design for Indian cities

The project Water4Change focusses on fit-for-purpose water sensitive design for fast growing liveable cities in India, combining know-how from Dutch and Indian experts.

21 mei 2019

Hospital builders: east meets west

Designing hospitals is a special niche within the architecture discipline. The Hospital Tour & Masterclass offers the opportunity to Chinese top architects from this niche to visit several hospitals in the Netherlands and Belgium.

21 mei 2019

Sustainable and resilient coastal cities

The Sustainable and Resilient Coastal Cities (SARCC) project aims to bridge an existing knowledge gap. Researchers from BK Bouwkunde and the faculty of Civil Engineering & Geosciences received a € 480.000,- Interreg grant to create interdisciplinary innovations and implement the findings in seven case study locations.