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X-Large seminar Mapping Wuhan – July 12th 2016

The Department of Urbanism at TU Delft will host a delegation from Wuhan Land Resources and Planning Bureau including the Party Secretary of the municipal Planning Bureau and our client for the research pilot project Mapping Wuhan, Director CHEN Wei of WLSP on July 12th. We are proud to announce the …

Workshop ‘The real story behind the Schilderswijk’

Students Eva van Rijen and Freke Aalpoel, affiliated for their graduation with the Urban Fabrics research group, organise the workshop ‘The real story behind the Schilderswijk. The Schilderswijk from an environmental psychological perspective.’ on Friday November 13th in Den Haag. Interested to join? find more information here:  

‘Urban Complexity’ by Peter Sloot – 15 January 16:00-18:00

On January 15 16:00-18:00, Peter Sloot* will give a lecture on ‘Urban Complexity’ – by summarising and explaining the studies of West and Bettencourt (link). The Amsterdam institute for Advanced Metropolitan Solutions (AMS) will host this event. See the website of the Amsterdam Institute for Social Science Research (AISSR) for …

Thesis defence Fred Sanders – 26 September 12:30

On September 26th at 12:30h, our colleague Fred Sanders defended his PhD thesis, entitled ‘Duurzame Ontwikkeling door Collectief Bewonersinitiatief’ (‘Sustainable Development through Residents’ Collective Initiatives’). The thesis is available online in the repository.

Seminar Urban-Knowledge platform – 1 October 14:00-18:00

On 1 October, the end results of the “SpininhetWeb” project, led by our former colleague Peter de Bois, will be presented in Amsterdam. One of the results is a website, an open knowledge platform dedicated to compile an innovative and effective system of methods and techniques for urban expertise. Although …

Information workshop Patterns 22 September

Update 8 October 2014: more information on Patterns can be found here. Examples of the use of patterns as a result of group work in Urbanism education: Dorst, Machiel van, et al (2013) The Pattern Book: European Masters in Urbanism TUDelft 2013. Repository. Mentink, Bas; Henriquez, Laurence; Van Niekerk, Lisette; Verheul, …

Maurice Harteveld versus Tom Avermaete – 18 September 8:45-10:30

Maurice Harteveld: ‘Design and People, Designers as People’ versus Tom Avermaete: ‘Public Spaces, Then and Now’ Tom Avermaete and Maurice Harteveld both encourage the architect to take on a social relevant and cultural related position as safe guarders of the public domain. But what exactly can be the role of …

Workshop Regeneration Mathenesserweg – 12 September 9:00-17:00

Due to closing of small businesses, more and more vacant store fronts appear in the Mathenessweg in Rotterdam. Besides deterioration of the business climate, this also negatively effects the perception of safety and liveability in the area. To tackle these problems residence set up neighbourhood enterprise. With support of the …

Play the City Talk Show – 12 september 19:30-22:00

On 12 September Ekim Tan will defend her thesis “Negotation and Design for the Self-Organizing City: A Game-Based Approach to City Making” (download here). This official ceremony will take place in the Aula and will start at 12:00. From the summary (pp14-15): “This thesis proposes Generative City Gaming as an innovative …