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11 October 2022

What is design in the age of data?

What is design in the age of data?

How can architects and urban designers embrace and embed in practice challenges and opportunities posed by an increasingly data-driven society? As Theory of Architecture and Digital Culture professor at TU Delft, Georg Vrachliotis intends to increase data literacy among students and professionals. “We’re just entering a new phase in a continuing process.” On 28 October he will give his inaugural speech.

11 October 2022

Call open for Entrepreneurship Awards 2022

Are you an entrepreneur in the built environment? This is your chance to win up to 30.000 euros to boost your business!

11 October 2022

Open book: Teaching, learning & researching spatial planning

Open book: Teaching, learning & researching spatial planning

The complexity and interconnectedness of today's urban challenges demand integrated and innovative approaches to the planning and design of sustainable, fair, and inclusive cities and regions. This, in turn, requires us to challenge and rethink current planning practice and education.

05 October 2022

Patent for invisible fully reversible fool-proof connection system

Patent for invisible fully reversible fool-proof connection system

How to develop a new connection system for vertical components that allows for an easy assembly and disassembly while being visually unnoticeable? Such a demountable mechanical connection system is important in order to increase the reuse and recycling of building materials and components in construction.

30 September 2022

Five future strategies for the Dutch delta in 2120

Five future strategies for the Dutch delta in 2120

Er is een ontwerpende aanpak nodig om de Nederlandse delta in de toekomst veilig en leefbaar te houden. Onderzoekers, stedenbouwkundigen, landschapsarchitecten en ingenieurs maakten in het kader van de Redesigning Deltas beweging vernieuwende ontwerpen voor 5 regio’s in Nederland.

28 September 2022

BK-Archiprix selection 2023 announced

BK-Archiprix selection 2023 announced

At the closing ceremony of BK-Archiprix, the participants for the National Archiprix were announced. The jury selected the nine best projects to compete in the Archiprix, the leading annual competition for upcoming design talent.

28 September 2022

Educational resources for circularity

Educational resources for circularity

Two new educational resources have been made available that can support educators in teaching for and about circularity in their course(s) and help them provide their students with relevant learning materials. Both learning environments are completely open and accessible to all educators worldwide but also to anyone interested in circularity.

27 September 2022

BlendEd learning platform now online

BlendEd learning platform now online

BlendEd is a platform for new interdisciplinary classes, modules and courses on urban topics from both a social science and design and planning perspective. It displays 26 educational videos, covering the topics of Sustainable Housing, Strategic Urban Planning and Heritage Values.

26 September 2022

The step between technology and change

The step between technology and change

Bringing about change in construction is difficult. In circular construction projects, for instance, ambitions are often not achieved because cooperation has to take place differently than what we are used to. Although circular techniques are often available, their deployment for transition to a circular construction economy does not happen automatically. Professor of Construction Cultures Alfons van Marrewijk makes the necessary connection between engineering and social sciences so that change does take place.

21 September 2022

Marlon Boeve to start as Professor of Environmental and Planning Law in Area Development

Marlon Boeve to start as Professor of Environmental and Planning Law in Area Development

The Netherlands is struggling with major issues in the areas of mobility, housing construction, sustainability and climate. These great challenges result in multiple interests coming together in area development. Environmental and planning law are therefore in the spotlight.

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