23 November 2016
Rotor announced as this spring’s Visiting Professors
Coming spring the faculty welcomes Lionel Devlieger and Maarten Gielen of the Brussels based office Rotor as Visiting Professors.
17 November 2016
Improving facility management and user experience through Wi-Fi monitoring
Due to the cost and the environment there is an increasing need to manage buildings more efficiently. Less square meters, new forms of collaboration and the increasing use of IT are exemplary in this regard.
11 November 2016
17/11 Opening of cycle route and Delft Symbiobrug
On 17 November the Province of Zuid-Holland, the Midden-Delfland recreational amenities board and the City of Delft will officially open a new cycle route and a remarkable new bridge: the Symbiobrug. The bridge, designed by Rafail Gkaidatzis, was the winning entry in a design competition for TU Delft architecture students in 2014. The name Symbiobrug is a reflection of the interaction between nature and technology. Besides designing the bridge, Gkaidatzis was also given the commission to build it, together with Royal HaskoningDHV.
02 November 2016
Mark Pimlott launches new book ‘The Public Interior as Idea and Project’
The public interior, as a place in the world for people to be themselves with others, has been designed, and is thus inscribed within culture and its ideas. This book explores this argument on the basis of six themes, illustrated with numerous examples: the palace, a garden, the barn, the network and the machine. These typologies are essential when it comes to interior design in relation to culture and use.
31 October 2016
Crystal House winner Public Award Dutch Design
On Saturday 29 October during Dutch Design Week the Dutch Design Awards were presented. Crystal House by MVRDV, ABT & TU Delft and POESIA received the highest number of votes from audiences in the exhibition and online, with which it earned the Public Award. Researchers of our faculty were responsible for the building’s glass bricks.
27 October 2016
World's first biocomposite bridge
Made from a hemp and flax-fiber base, the first biocomposite brigde is opening today in Eindhoven and is designed by our very own Joris Smits and Rafail Gkaidatzis (AE+T).
12 October 2016
Urbanism leads COMPASS team investigating spatial planning in 39 countries
The European Territorial Observatory Network – ESPON – has commissioned the Department of Urbanism to lead a far-reaching comparative analysis of the state of spatial planning systems and territorial governance in Europe. It is the first comprehensive research on European spatial planning since 1997. Compass will cover 39 countries - the 28 member states of the EU, the four EFTA countries and seven candidate and other countries.
29 September 2016
Global 1:1 comes to Delft
19 September 2016
Public lecture visiting professor Anne Lacaton
07 September 2016