28 March 2023
Four designs for earthquake-resistant shelters for Turkey and Syria
Modular homes that can be quickly adapted to a family situation, cleverly reusing rubble as building material for temporary housing, setting up emergency shelters in tent camps in such a way that communities can still be together. With such housing solutions and designs came 50 students from TU Delft after an education week on earthquake-resistant building and architecture after humanitarian disasters.
28 March 2023
Dick van Gameren reappointed as Dean of the Faculty of Architecture and the Built Environment
The Executive Board has reappointed Professor Dick van Gameren as Dean of the Faculty of Architecture and the Built Environment He took office as dean on April 2019 and will begin a second four-year term on April 1 next.
16 March 2023
Faculty scientists at UN Water Conference
Following World Water Day, there is a United Nations international conference on water in the week of March 20-24. This UN Water Conference is about accelerating change to solve the water and sanitation crisis. Scientists and stakeholders from around the world come together at the UN Water Conference to share their knowledge. There are also several contributions from TU Delft and our faculty.
16 March 2023
100 years of Maison d'Artiste myth - The future belongs to engineers
In 1923, Maison d'Artiste was designed by Cor van Eesteren and Theo van Doesburg in Paris. A world-famous design, but never built. Led by em. prof Mick Eekhout, students at the time built a prototype in 2002, which will soon be placed on the faculty's forecourt. Eekhout recently developed an innovative method by which the maison house could be realised in a 1:1 scale.
14 March 2023
Campus NL 2023-2027: research for and by universities
Universities in the Netherlands face a number of common challenges in managing their campuses. These include dilemmas concerning hybrid working and studying , dynamics in the numbers of incoming students, the shortage of (student) housing, sustainability and a healthy work environment. Over the next four years, the Campus NL research project will bring together these challenges to make campus management at each of the 14 Dutch universities more effective and efficient.
13 March 2023
Students design shelters for stricken Syria and Turkey
Currently, thousands of affected residents of Turkey and Syria are bivouacking in the icy outdoors without basic necessities. As is often the case in a disaster zone, there are insufficient suitable shelter or emergency locations to accommodate all those affected by a disaster. At the Faculty of Architecture and the Built Environment, a team of students and experts took the initiative to use their expertise to design a modular shelter.
08 March 2023
The positive changes that female architects bring
On the occasion of International Women's Day, with the theme of "Choice Challenge", the Consulate General of the Netherlands in Guangzhou is organising a salon exchange for female architects. The goal is to build an interactive platform between Chinese and foreign female architects and share the growth stories and valuable experiences of female architects. Caroline Newton is invited to join.
08 March 2023
Carola Hein honoured with the Open Education Ambassador Award
On 7 March, in the occasion of Open Education Week 2023, eight TU Delft lecturers received the award in recognition of their commitment to openly share knowledge and educational resources with the world. From our Faculty professor Carola Hein received the Award.
07 March 2023
Marie Skłodowska Curie Postdoctoral Fellowship opportunities
Excellent postdocs and recent PhD graduates who would like to apply for the Marie Sklodowska Curie Postdoctoral Fellowships 2023 (MSCA-PF-2023) are invited to express their interest. Selected candidates will receive support from our university to write a successful proposal for this call.
01 March 2023