19 July 2020
Institutional Collaboration in Vietnam during COVID-19
How can intercountry collaboration continue during COVID-19, where borders are closed and everyone is working from home? Juliette Eulderink, a Young Water Expert working on capacity building in South East Asia, based in Vietnam, reflects on this new form of partnership. “We had to become very creative in this new situation, and re-prioritise our project activities.”
16 July 2020
Addis Ababa Living Lab: One Year Later
The joint TU Delft and NWO-WOTRO funded research project ‘Addis Ababa Living Lab’ kicked off one year ago, in May 2019. Over the last year, a team of researchers from TU Delft and the Ethiopian Institute for Architecture Building Construction and City Development (EiABC) have been working together on the first research outputs to achieve the project’s goal: to improve the livelihood of Addis Ababa’s resettlement dwellers.
02 July 2020
Bricks made out of mud and cow-dung to regulate indoor climate
During his research career, Yask Kulshreshtha has been on a quest to invent new building materials that are affordable, locally available and help to reuse organic waste materials. He has for instance developed solutions to make traditional mud houses in rural India water resistant.
18 May 2020
Oefen Institutional Collaboration in Vietnam during COVID-19
While China, Europe and the United States are currently hit hard by the Corona crisis, there has been limited attention so far for the situation in low and middle-income countries (LMICs).
18 May 2020
TU Delft ventilator shipped to Guatemala
A low-tech ventilator, developed and built by the Project Inspiration team, has reached Guatemala where it will double the national stock of ventilators.