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
Delft University of Technology wins 2022 edX Prize for innovation in online teaching on sustainable urban development
26 February 2023
Unique scale model in the making: Tower of Vladmir Tatlin
No one knows exactly how Vladimir Tatlin's Tower was put together. There are only a few drawings, sketches and images of the tower. And a limited number of previously made scale models; but are they accurate? Currently, Bas Vahl (Modelling Techniques) and Peter Koorstra (Form Studies) are reconstructing and building a new scale model of this extraordinary tower in the model hall.
15 February 2023
Diversity and Inclusion 2.0: an interview with the D&I Team
From February 2023, Roberto Rocco leaves the function of Faculty Diversity and Inclusion Officer, to be taken up by Robert (Bob) Gorny. Together with Cécile Calis in the new function of Community Officer, they will work as a team to help make BK an environment that fosters diversity and inclusivity in both structure and operation. We would like to look back with them on the past two years and look ahead to the coming period.
09 February 2023
Purchase prices continue to fall on the Dutch owner-occupied housing market for the time being
While the number of homes sold in the existing housing stock remains fairly stable, the fall in purchase prices continues steadily in the fourth quarter of 2022. The sharp rise in mortgage interest rates in recent months has direct consequences for households' borrowing capacity. In combination with the recent fall in purchase prices, this rise in mortgage interest rates is also making potential buyers more risk-averse.
23 January 2023
The Antoni van Leeuwenhoek year starts with the free exhibition: FOCUS
“FOCUS: 25 students designing for Antoni van Leeuwenhoek" is a one-of-a-kind exhibition showcasing the creative possibilities of displaying the history of microbiology through the eyes of architecture students. The exhibition, located in OPEN Delft, takes place in honor of the year of Antoni van Leeuwenhoek, a key figure in the history of microbiology research. This year it has been 300 years since Antoni van Leeuwenhoek passed away in Delft after having lived and worked here for over 90 years.
18 January 2023
Spaces of Display 'FOCUS: 25 students designing for Antoni van Leeuwenhoek'
Spaces of Display is a one-of a-kind exhibition showcasing the creative possibilities of displaying the history of microbiology through the eyes of architecture students. The exhibition ‘FOCUS: 25 students designing for Antoni van Leeuwenhoek’ takes place in honour of the year of Antoni van Leeuwenhoek, a key figure in the history of microbiology research.
12 January 2023
Second life for healthcare buildings by redesign
Professor Thijs Asselbergs is advocating architect John Habraken's Open Building (Open Bouwen). "This way of building has a positive impact on circularity, adaptability and also promotes user influence." Following the case to renovate the Amsterdam UMC, Asselbergs was interviewed on the subject by FMTHealthcare.