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Call for papers: Neighbourhood, social networks and entrepreneurship

15 April 2015

For the seminar ‘Entrepreneurial Neighbourhoods’ particularly early- career researchers and PhD-students are encouraged to submit papers on theoretical considerations or empirical research on the community- and/or neighbourhood context of entrepreneurship. Deadline 30 april 2015.Continue


A Gouden Krokodil for Friso de Zeeuw

16 April 2015

Being Chairman of the Action Team Purification Area Development, Friso received the award from the Interior Minister, Ronald Plasterk.Continue


Full Professor Rients Dijkstra: Champion of the Dutch approach to urban development

15 April 2015

How do you keep urban development up to date in a rapidly-changing world? This is one of the lead questions that will occupy Rients Dijkstra as Full Professor of Urban Design in the Department of Urbanism. The architect and urbanist from Rotterdam will take up his post on 17 August.Continue


Fear for separate holiday homes creates typically Dutch phenomenon

16 April 2015

Everyone has at some time enjoyed a holiday in a holiday park, and yet extremely little is known about their development and architecture. Fear of overdeveloping the open countryside is what gave rise to this typically Dutch phenomenon, discovered PhD candidate Mieke Dings. Continue


Sustainable air-conditioning wins Cleantech Challenge

02 April 2015

Measuring the amount of energy that it costs, air-conditioning is not sustainable. CL-air however provides cool and clean air. Monday 30 March the student team CL-air pitched their idea at the final of the Cleantech Challenge Netherlands and won the first prize.Continue


10 years of EMU: European Post-master in Urbanism

02 April 2015

The Post-Master's programme EMU has existed for ten years. What is the EMU and what is the added value of such a supplementary academic degree programme? Continue


Now on display: 'BK Awards'

02 April 2015

Today acting dean Hans Wamelink opened the newest addition to the Street: 'BK Awards’, the place for award-winning student work. Now on display: Prêt-à-Loger, Archiprix, Best Graduate, Vertical Cities Asia and the IVBN Thesis award. "We want to expose the wonderful things that students do and show how proud we are as a faculty" says initiator Hans Wamelink.Continue


InDeSem '15: Re.Craft

02 April 2015

This year InDeSem will discuss and reflect on the impact that emerging technologies may have on the architectural practice. The Orange hall will be transformed into a Fablab in which students will have the access to new crafting techniques. The deadline to participate 7 April.Continue


Argus Film Festival Month

01 April 2015

Every Thursday in April Argus is showing a series of award winning films from the LISBON FILM FESTIVAL in Portugal. The films highlight the possibilities of combining architecture and cinema and are divides in three genres: Fiction, Documentary and Experimental.Continue


Learning from recent renovation and restoration projects

01 April 2015

On 24 April, advisers, architects, managers and contractors will be talking about the future for monumental educational buildings. A specific focus of their talks will be ‘Lessons learned’. BK City Stay forms an important part of the programme.Continue


Visiting Professor Gavin Wood on Home Ownership

23 March 2015

Tuesday 21 April the public lecture ‘Global Financial Crisis and the Future of Home Ownership’ of visiting professor Wood takes place. He talks about the future prospects of home ownership around the globe. Continue


Summer School Thinking City: Beyond resilience

19 March 2015

Sustainable, liveable and socially cities can no longer be created with just a monodisciplinary approach. Interdisciplinary ways of working are crucial. During the Summer School (3-16 July 2015) students and professionals will explore models of cooperative planning. Early bird discount until 1 April.Continue

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