Online education

Models in Architecture - Design through Physical & Digital Models 

Physical and digital design skills are key to practitioners in art, design, and engineering, as well as many other creative professions. Models are essential in architecture. In design practice all kinds of physical scale models and digital models are used side by side. In this architecture course, you will gain experience that will help and inspire you to advance in your personal and professional development.

OpenCourseWare serie "Seismic Essentials"

The 30 video lectures provide conceptual knowledge of seismicity and basic seismic concepts. This knowledge is then related to the different structures and their behaviour under seismic loading. Finally, in the last theme more procedural knowledge will be outlined, related to the multidisciplinary challenges in Groningen.

Rethink the City: New approaches to Global and Local Urban Challenges

Is the just city framework applicable in cities with extreme socio-economic inequality? Can community-led housing initiatives provide effective solutions for households in need? How can resilience support development instead of perpetuating a disadvantaged condition?

In this architecture and urban planning course, academic urban planning expertise from TU Delft is used to formulate possible answers to these questions, and is applied in a range of challenging case studies from Ghana, Brazil, Malaysia, Chile, and China, among others. This course offers you a new perspective to understand and analyze the urban challenges of the global south. 


Urban Design for the Public Good: Dutch Urbanism

Are you an urban planner, designer, policy maker or involved or interested in the creation of good living environments? This course will broaden your scope and diversify your take on the field of urban planning and design. We will focus on a unique Dutch approach and analyze how it can help those involved with urban planning and design to improve the physical environment in relation to the public good it serves, including safety, wellbeing, sustainability and even beauty.


Healthy Ageing in 6 Steps. Let your environment do the work.

This MOOC will take a radically different approach to showing you how to secure a lifestyle, which will keep you healthy through the ages. By making small changes at our home, work, school or neighborhood, healthier choices can become easier or even unconscious. Practical assignments will give you the skills to re-design your daily environments to promote a healthy, longer live. You will learn how to create your own healthy living zone!


Energy Friendly Renovation Processes

This online course will focus on the process on housing renovations with high energy ambitions. Four aspects of process management will feature in particular: sustainability, putting residents central, process innovation and financing. Professionals will be able to do the Energy Friendly Renovation Processes course completely online. By contrast, Master's students at Delft University of Technology will do this subject in a ‘blended’ format. Both professionals and students will have the opportunity to enter into dialogue with each other, resulting in interesting interaction between them.


IMAGE | ABILITY - Visualizing the Unimaginable 

IMAGE | ABILITY - Visualizing the Unimaginable, will help you enhance your communication and interpersonal skills and provide insight, tips and tricks to make such complex and seemingly unimaginable concepts and ideas imaginable.


Sustainable Urban Development: Discover Advanced Metropolitan Solutions

Learn why cities are key in resolving global urbanization and sustainability challenges and how you can engineer tomorrow’s cities today. This Massive Open Online Course (MOOC) is all about the integration of different fields of knowledge within the metropolitan context. The course is set up in a unique matrix format that lets you pursue your line of interest along a specific metropolitan challenge or a specific theme. This MOOC is offered by the AMS Institute, with the cooperation of the Faculty of Architecture and the Built Environment.

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