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Opportunities and threats posed by the Environmental Planning Act

09 October 2014

The parliament has started debating the proposed Environment Planning Act (Omgevingswet), which has the aim of protecting the physical environment and ultilising it more effectively. The Chair of professional practice in Urban Area Development is organizing a conference on the Environmental Planning Act at the Galgenwaard Stadium in Utrecht on Wednesday, 29 October.Continue

 

Now online: platform on the future role of the architect

09 October 2014

The Futura Research Group offers a platform for everyone interested in the future role of the architect and possible collaboration opportunities within the value chain.Continue

 

Ecoarchitect Ken Yeang visits BT students in Hanoi

09 October 2014

Ken Yeang, an ecoarchitect and specialist in Bioclimatic skyscrapers and the Dutch Ambassador in Vietnam, Nienke Trooster, paid the students from the ‘SWAT’ Studio a visit during their workshop in Hanoi, Vietnam. Continue

 

Design urban setting completely 3D

09 October 2014

Within ten years, design within an urban setting will take place completely within a 3-D model, using data about the living environment. This is what new professor in Geo-Information Jantien Stoter says in her inauguration on 29 October (15.00h, Aula TU Delft).Continue

 

Start visiting professor Cruz and Ortiz

09 October 2014

Ortiz will give his introduction lecture on Thursday, 30 October (17.00h, Oostserre). In it, he will recount his experiences at 'Studio Amsterdam', a Master's studio in the Architecture department. His lecture will also cover well-known Cruz y Ortiz projects.Continue

 

‘No Excuse: Re-Use!’

25 September 2014

The days of large-scale new building work are over; the latest design assignments involve upgrading existing stock. This is the basic premise of this year’s Capita Selecta lectures. Five weeks will be spend on examining heritage under the title ‘No Excuse: Re-use!’ Continue

 

Improvement and redesignation more popular than demolition

24 September 2014

These days, the future of architects is in redesigning and renovating existing buildings rather than demolishing them and starting all over again. During the conference materials and Innovation on October 30, Marcel Bilow (AE+T) provides the session Creativity of designers repurposing.Continue

 
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