Summerschools

Sustainable Housing from a European Perspective

24 June - 5 July 2019
Faculty of Architecture and the Built Environment, TU Delft

Housing is of key importance for societies. It drives the economy and is a key issue for sustainable urban and regional development in growing as well as declining areas. This course focuses on sustainable housing development and deals with environmental as well as economic and social sustainability. The course will give insight in the European perspective on the development of a sustainable housing stock by presenting European and national goals, policies, regulations, assessment tools, process innovations and management approaches. It will shed light on the emerging economies and institutions in the similar context.

Final year of bachelor students, Master Students and PhD Students with background knowledge and research interests on sustainable housing and the built environment are invited to join.

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Planning and Design with Water for Sustainability

15 - 26 July 2019
Faculty of Architecture and the Built Environment, TU Delft

The Summer School combines spatial planning, urban design and environmental technology to tackle issues of sustainability, climate adaptation and water management in urban environments. It invites students to understand the theories and practices that bring together water management, urban sustainability and spatial justice and to apply the knowledge acquired in the elaboration of a vision and a spatial plan and design for an area in the city of The Hague in The Netherlands.

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Smart Mobility & Urban Development

19 - 26 August 2019
AMS Institute


Participants of this summer school will explore interdisciplinary approaches towards a sustainable integration of designing disciplines for smart urban mobility and the new urban development area Haven-Stad in Amsterdam. 

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Sustainable Housing and Environment from an International Perspective

24 – 31 August 2019
Xi’An, China

How do housing markets work, and how do governments intervene? How can the affordability, quality, and energy efficiency of the housing stock be improved? This summer school will give insight into the European and Chinese perspective on the development of sustainable housing stock by presenting national goals, policies, regulations, assessment tools, process innovations, and management approaches.

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