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DDfV Researchers Co-Applicants in Two New NWO Gravitation Programmes

2019-09-11T12:34:50+02:00September 2nd, 2019|Categories: Research updates|Tags: , , , , , |

The Dutch Research Council (NWO) has announced the new funding awards within its Gravitation programme, worth some €113 million. DDfV researchers are co-applicants in two of the six new programmes. TPM professors Sabine Roeser and Ibo van de Poel take part in the programme Ethics of Socially Disruptive Technologies. EWI professor Catholijn Jonker participates in the programme on Hybrid Intelligence: Augmenting Human Intellect.

Urban Design for the Public Good: Free Online Course Starting 5 March

2019-02-28T17:54:48+02:00February 28th, 2019|Categories: Course announcement|Tags: , , , |

This online course, starting on 5 March 2019 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, well-being, sustainability and even beauty.

Design for the Circular Economy (IDE Masterclass)

2019-04-24T12:55:14+02:00December 6th, 2018|Categories: |Tags: , |

Understanding the complexities of designing for a circular economy International companies see the move towards a circular and sustainable economy as a complex but necessary challenge. This Master Class helps you understand this thinking and the role you can play in responding to this challenge. The Master Class hosts a mixture of interactive tutorials [...]

“A Product with Nine Lives”

2019-04-15T20:55:33+02:00January 24th, 2019|Categories: Profiles of TU Delft Researchers|Tags: , |

"Conny Bakker is Professor of Design Methodology for Sustainability and Circular Economy at the Faculty of Industrial Design Engineering (IDE). When devising products for a circular economy, designers need to look much further ahead, beyond the product’s first life to new forms of reuse and – ultimately – recycling."

Towards a Darker Future? Re-Imagining the City at Night (Panel Discussion)

2019-04-15T21:10:57+02:00December 17th, 2018|Tags: , |

With new technologies on the horizon (e.g., smart systems, autonomous robotics, etc.) it is possible to design innovative lighting strategies and novel nighttime environments. But, what exactly should a “new” urban nightscape look like, and why? Should it be drastically different? What values (environmental, social, aesthetic) should inform and drive the technological innovation, design and policies choices, and use patterns?

Design for the Circular Economy (IDE Masterclass)

2019-04-24T12:55:22+02:00February 26th, 2018|Categories: |Tags: |

Understanding the complexities of designing for a circular economy International companies see the move towards a circular and sustainable economy as a complex but necessary challenge. This Master Class helps you understand this thinking and the role you can play in responding to this challenge.

Understanding Heritage Values to Design Sustainable Cities

2019-04-15T20:49:29+02:00August 30th, 2018|Categories: TU Delft News|Tags: , , |

Ana Pereira Roders has been appointed Professor of Heritage and Values at the TU Delft Faculty of Architecture & the Built Environment. The Chair of Heritage and Values focuses on further understanding the values that define heritage, such as cultural, social, ecological, and economic values; and how they impact the sustainability of cities.

Engineering Design for a Circular Economy (Online Course)

2018-12-06T17:32:30+02:00February 26th, 2018|Categories: |Tags: , |

6-week course starting on 9 May 2018. A course for all learners who have an interest in product design, innovative engineering, new business activity, entrepreneurship, sustainability, circular economy and everyone who thinks that the current way we do things today needs a radical rethink.

Urban Design for the Public Good: Dutch Urbanism (Online Course)

2019-04-15T20:59:47+02:00February 26th, 2018|Categories: |Tags: , , |

8-week course, starting on 7 March 2018. This course will focus on a unique Dutch approach to urban planning and design. We will 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, well-being, sustainability and even beauty

Planning and Design with Water for Sustainability (Summer School)

2019-04-15T21:21:05+02:00June 25th, 2017|Tags: , , , , |

This Summer School introduces students from all over the world to the Dutch tradition of urban planning and design with water for sustainable, healthy and fair cities.