PhD Defence Egbert Stolk

A complexity-cognitive approach to urban design On October 19th at 15:00 Egbert Stolk will defend his PhD thesis in the Senaatszaal of the Auditorium at Delft University of Technology. The laymen’s talk will start at 14:30. This dissertation investigates: How urban design can be described as a collective cognitive activity in a complex …

Updates of mentor-profiles!

Please have a look at the mentor-profiles, as they include possible thesis-topics! Recently updated: Paul Stouten (1 September) Arie Romein (9 September) Birgit Hausleitner (1 September) Maurice Harteveld (9 September) including a slide presentation of work done with students

Recent graduates Urban Fabrics!

In the last two weeks Ekatarina Andrusenko, Lisanne Caspers, Morva Farrokhseresht, Martina Karner, Maria Kritsioudi, Eva Nicolai, Wenwen Sun and Dries Zimmermann successfully completed and presented their MSc-thesis! Congratulations! The reports can be found here.

PhD Defence Marjolein Pijpers-van Esch

Designing the Urban Microclimate On July 7th Marjolein Pijpers – van Esch successfully defended her PhD thesis! A framework for a design-decision support tool for the dissemination of knowledge on the urban microclimate to the urban design process The urban microclimate has a significant impact on people’s physical health. Effects …

Thesis presentation Eva Nicolai 23 June 16:45

Sport in Public Space.  A reclaimed position for sport- and activity structures in the immediate living environment. A design study for Alkmaar West. Eva Nicolai Mentor team:  Maurice Harteveld, Akkelies van Nes Nowadays various Dutch cities have a very programmatic arrangement in which sport and activity structures often are situated at …

Thesis presentation Morva Farrokhseresht 29 June 9:15

Towards the Empowerment of the Deprived. Urban transformation by socio-economic empowerment in Rotterdam South neighborhoods. Morva Farrokhseresht Mentor team:  Birgit Hausleitner, Qu Lei This thesis is aiming for proposing spatio-functional interventions, which facilitate the promotion of the socio-economic status of the deprived neighborhoods of Rotterdam South. Do you like to join …