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