News

18 January 2018

BK at UN Habitat in Kuala Lumpur

Both Design as Politics and Urban Thinkers Campus are invited to speak at the upcoming UN Habitat Conference in Kuala Lumpur.

18 January 2018

Work, body, leisure

The Dutch Pavilion at the 2018 Venice Biennale will be a collective installation with a diverse Extended Program. Amongst others, BK City staff Víctor Muñoz Sanz (Urbanism) will be part of the pavilion, presenting an installation together with Marten Kuijpers.

18 January 2018

BK alumna selected to attend 5-day workshop by Norman Foster Foundation

BK Alumni Nadia Remmerswaal was granted by the Norman Foster Foundation to attend the Digital X Atelier in Madrid. The Digital X Atelier is a 5-day workshop for which only 10 (former) students have been selected.

18 January 2018

The building of the future will no longer need doors

The architecture of the future will not be static, but will respond to its users and the environment. Interactive design methods will make this possible, says doctoral candidate Jia-Rey Chang. In his research, 'HyperCells' serve as the building blocks for an organic architecture that is continually transforming.

07 December 2017

Hope for gated communities

If public space is where the exchange of ideas takes place, architects and urban planners bear a great responsibility; for how can a democracy function in the absence of places where people can meet? Yet even in a world of gated communities, there is hope, concluded doctoral candidate Hans Teerds after conducting his philosophical research.

07 December 2017

BK students at Highlight festival

Highlight is the new event for light art, design and light experiences. Around Bastiaansplein upcoming designers, artists and students show exciting and innovative projects, stretching the boundaries of the light spectrum. Entrance is free of charge.

05 December 2017

Passed away Amber van de Bilt

Today we received the sad news of the sudden death of our student Amber van de Bilt.

05 December 2017

Isn't architecture just a big type of packaging?

Paper is soft enough to make tissues, but also strong enough to hold up a roof. Doctoral candidate Jerzy Łątka has conducted research into the possibilities of paper and predicts a great future for it as a construction material for temporary buildings, furniture and interior walls.

23 November 2017

The transformation of Museums in the Netherlands, 1990 – 2015

In the last 30 years, more than 100 Dutch museums have become independent enterprises and have undergone a significant transformation, not only concerning architecture, but also their main focus, which has shifted from the collection to the public. Experts from different fields have contributed to the creation of the new museums.

23 November 2017

Dutch - Ghanaian student team jointly worked on complex challenges of the Ghana Volta Delta

A group of students and teachers from Delft University of Technology worked with Ghanaian students of KNUST, Central University and University of Ghana to develop integrated solutions for the complex challenges of the Volta Delta in Ghana.