Open access books in the field of Architecture and the Built Environment authored edited and published by staff members of the Delft University of Technology (TU Delft).

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  • The Ecological Turn: Design, Architecture and Aesthetics beyond “Anthropocene”

    The Ecological Turn


    How does the ecological thinking affect architects, designers and the design culture itself? The Anthropocene is a geological event, but also a political one that lies in overcoming the idea of crisis. Acknowledging this change means rethinking the very ecology of the project in environmental and atmospheric terms. The changes we face don’t depend on missing balances, but on compromises reached between conservation and exploitation. The Anthropocene is in our suggested reading the time of the end of our representations and the time of the...

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  • BK 10-15: Research Portfolio TU Delft Faculty of Architecture and the Built Environment

    Research Portfolio TU Delft Bouwkunde


    Presented in this book is an overview of research data and policies, together with a selection of our finest research results: activities, organisations, facilities/assets, output, including indications of their use and recognition.

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  • Anne Lacaton: Visiting Professor 2016-2017/ Chair of Heritage & Architecture

    Anne Lacaton


    Anne Lacaton has been a visiting professor at the TU Delft Faculty of Architecture and the Built Environment during the Fall Semester 2016-2017, hosted by the Chair of Heritage & Design. It’s important to collect and publish these ideas and positions by students and teachers involved with the semester’s work. We hope that this booklet will leave a trace and a lasting material for reflection and discussion.

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