Living Surfaces exhibit
TU Delft Artist in Residence, Sujata Majumdar, wants to show with photos and samples that through time "affected" surfaces have a form of beauty that can be consciously used. Read more >
Maintenance March 12 till April 5th
TU Delft Library is drilling a new underground cold storage well (and removing the old well) for optimal climate control in the building during the summer. Read more >
16 and 17 march ICT maintenance weekend
This page gives an overview of the schedule of work taking place in the coming maintenance weekend. We kindly ask you to take this into account when planning your own work. Visit this page regularly for the latest news. We will inform you here if the work will continue longer than planned.
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The writing is on the map
After a visit to America prominent Dutch architect Berlage was inspired by the spacious ‘parkways’ of New York. He wanted to translate the same concept to Amsterdam. ‘Parkway’ symbolised an a spacious, multifunctional area for him, whereas the municipality decided on a more practical solution in the shape of a wide street with trees, and called them ‘lanes’. The way we describe things paints different pictures to the reader. Looking at urbanism with the eyes of a linguist can render revealing new insights in our cultural history.