19 July 2021
Students get to work on vertical horticulture in Kenya
Three students with different background worked together a unique Leiden-Delft-Erasmus universities minor program in Kenya aboiut vertical gardens. For Rebecca Baugh, Architecture student, it was her first opportunity to take part in the realisation of a full-scale project. ‘My first chance to be involved in the design of a full-sized project allowed me to learn about the nuances of working in a specific context and take local materials and needs into account.”
15 July 2021
Researchers draw attention to importance of good ventilation again
Currently, there is renewed attention for the importance of good ventilation to prevent the coronavirus from spreading. In a letter to Mark Rutte, twenty scientists, including several professors from our faculty, call on the outgoing prime minister to take ventilation more seriously as a measure against the spread of the corona virus.
12 July 2021
Working from home increases desire for green living
The coronavirus pandemic is changing people's housing preferences, and therefore also the future housing market. TU Delft student Marjolein Bons’ graduation project demonstrates this.
28 June 2021
Dutch Universities shine a light on essential Design Engineering Sciences sector
“Technology and Society in Equilibrium” – a new sector portrait for Design Engineering Sciences - has been presented to the Ministry of Education, Culture and Science. The report paints a picture of this unique sector which includes the disciplines of Industrial Design Engineering, Architecture, Technology, Policy & Management.
22 June 2021
Shared second prize for BK alumna Annebé Brouwer during Archiprix 2021
Op 19 juni heeft de recent afgestudeerde Annabé Brouwer een gedeelde tweede plek bemachtigd bij de 41e editie van de Archiprix 2021.
15 June 2021
TU Delft becomes New European Bauhaus partner
TU Delft has been selected as a partner of the New European Bauhaus, a think-do tank initiated by the President of the European Commission.
10 June 2021
Air quality in the operating room; can it be done more efficiently and differently?
The air in an operating theatre is continuously refreshed with HEPA filtered air. The idea is that this prevents infections. For many years, air treatment systems have been used to purify the air in almost every operating theatre in the same way for every type of procedure. Scientists from various scientific disciplines, including Peter Luscuere of Architecture and the Built Environment, investigate in the Medical Delta Living Lab Research OR whether this can be done differently, better and more efficiently.
01 June 2021
Design & Built competition for ‘Europe Readr’ pavilion
This summer, all BK-students are invited to join the design & built competition for ‘Europe Readr’ pavillion. The challenge is to design and produce a small ‘pavilion’ that will, enable exchange, debate, and reflection on the future of living Europe, in new and innovative ways. The winning design will be built and travel to several locations in the Netherlands.
01 June 2021
Students design pavilion for Soestdijk Palace
Complex Projects students have submitted 11 different designs for sustainable, circular and modular pavilions to the design contest set out by Soestdijk Palace. The winning design will be developed, built and installed at the estate when Soestdijk Palace | Made by Holland opens.
01 June 2021
Europa Nostra Award won by Dora Chatzi Rodopoulou
Dora Chatzi Rodopoulou has won the Europa Nostra Award in the category Research with her research project: Control Shift: European Industrial Heritage Reuse in review. The Europa Nostra Awards is the EU prize for cultural heritage funded by the Creative Europe programme.